A thought for the day: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne said, A man of understanding has lost nothing if he has himself.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. -- John F. Kennedy
On this date in history:
In 1507, German geographer and mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller published a book in which he named the newly discovered continent of the New World America after the man he mistakenly ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England, in 1599
- Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the radio telegraph, in 1874
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, April 25, the 115th day of 2017 with 250 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Mars and Jupiter.
On April 25th, 1719, Daniel Defoe's novel "Robinson Crusoe" was published.
A thought for the day: A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. -- George Santayana