History & Quotes / Knowledge

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. -- John F. Kennedy

Other Notable Events for November 22

On this date in history:

In 1718, Edward Teach, also known as the pirate Blackbeard, was killed off North Carolina's Outer Banks during a battle with a British navy force.

In 1858, the city of Denver was founded.

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Notable Birthdays for November 22

Those born on this date include:

- Abigail Adams, wife of U.S. President John Adams, in 1744
- English novelist George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) in 1819
- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles in 1852
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Astronomy

Today is Saturday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2014 with 39 to follow.

The moon is new. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now. -- Sophia Loren<...