A thought for the day: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne said, A man of understanding has lost nothing if he has himself.
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On July 23rd, 1962, Telstar relayed the first live trans-Atlantic signal.
A thought for the day: Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -- Rabindranath Tagore
On this day in history:
In 1793, Canadian explorer Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific.
In 1864, in the first battle of Atlanta, Confederate troops under Gen. John Hood were defeated by Union ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Poet Emma Lazarus in 1849
- painter Edward Hopper in 1882
- U.S. political family matriarch Rose Kennedy in 1890
- sculptor Alexander Calder in 1898
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Today is Saturday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2017 with 162 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning star is Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn.
On July 22nd, 1587, the Colony of Roanoke was re-established.