On November 15th, 1960, the Polaris missile was test-launched.
A thought for the day: Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. -- Johnny Unitas
On this date in history:
In 1666, the first blood transfusion took place in London. Blood from one dog was transfused into another.
In 1832, the first horse-drawn streetcar made its appearance in New York City.
Those born on this date include:
- Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat, in 1765
- French Impressionist painter Claude Monet, in 1840
- Indian statesman Jawaharlal Nehru in 1889
- U.S. composer Aaron Copland in 1900...
Today is Friday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2014 with 47 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn and Venus.