A thought for the day: Queen Elizabeth I said, I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On April 24th, 1898, Spain declared war on the United States, beginning the Spanish-American War.
A thought for the day: It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office. -- Shirley MacLaine
On this date in history:
In 1635, the first public school in America, the Boston Latin School, was opened.
In 1898, the first movie theater opened at the Koster and Bials Music Hall in New York City.<...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English playwright William Shakespeare in 1564
- James Buchanan, 15th president of the United States, in 1791
- Nobel Prize-winning physicist Max Planck in 1858
Today is Sunday, April 23, the 113th day of 2017 with 252 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Mars and Jupiter.
April 23rd, 1616 marks the death of both William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.