A thought for the day: Tansu Ciller, the first woman prime minister of Turkey, said: Nobody can resist a ripe idea. The idea today is change.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On September 21st, 2001, Deep Space 1 flew within 2,200 kms of Comet Borrelly.
A thought for the day: It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. -- Sophia Loren
On this date in history:
In 1946, the first Cannes Film Festival opened on the French Riviera. An earlier attempt (in 1939) to begin the international movie showcase was halted by the outbreak of World War II.<...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Novelist Upton Sinclair in 1878
- Sister Elizabeth Kenny, Australian nurse who pioneered the care of polio victims, in 1880
- basketball Hall of Fame Coach Arnold ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2017 with 102 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On September 20th, 1967, the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 first set sail.