A thought for the day: Mark Twain remarked, I never let schooling interfere with my education.
In 1922, the magazine Radio Broadcast commented, The rate of increase in the number who spend at least part of an evening listening to radio is almost incomprehensible.
In 1937, George VI was crowned king of England, succeeding his brother ...
Those born on this date include:
- Edward Lear, an English painter and writer of limericks and nonsense poems, in 1812
- Nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale in 1820
- French composer Jules Emile Massenet in 1842
Today is Sunday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2013 with 233 to follow.
This is Mother's Day in the United States.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On May 12th, 1873, Oscar II of Sweden-Norway was crowned King of Sweden.
A thought for the day: Anatole France said, To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.