A thought for the day: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert Houghwout Jackson wrote, The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
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On July 22nd, 1587, the Colony of Roanoke was re-established.
A thought for the day: John Wayne said, Talk low, talk slow -- and don't say too much.
On this date in history:
In 1861, the first major military engagement of the Civil War occurred at Bull Run Creek, Va.
In 1925, the so-called Monkey Trial, which pitted Clarence Darrow against William...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Composer Chauncey Olcott (When Irish Eyes Are Smiling) in 1858
- author Ernest Hemingway in 1899
- violinist Isaac Stern in 1920
- singer Kay Starr in 1922
Today is Friday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2017 with 163 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning star is Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturday.
On July 21st, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon.