A thought for the day: Bertrand Russell said, To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On May 27th, 1883, Alexander III was crowned Tsar of Russia.
A thought for the day: If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. -- Andy Rooney
On this date in history:
In 1864, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, anxious to create new free territories during the Civil War, signed an act establishing the Montana Territory. Montana became a state 25 years ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Entertainer Al Jolson in 1886
- dancer Isadora Duncan in 1877
- actor John Wayne in 1907
- actor Robert Morley in 1908
- actor Jay Silverheels in 1912
Today is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2017 with 219 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Uranus, and Neptune. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On May 26th, 1897, Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" went on sale in London.