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A thought for the day: You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. -- Dr. Seuss
On this date in history:
In 1789, George Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States.
In 1803, the United States more than doubled its land area with the Louisiana Purchase....Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1777
- Hungarian composer Franz Lehar, who wrote the operetta The Merry Widow, in 1870
- actor Eve Arden in 1908
Today is Sunday, April 30, the 120th day of 2017 with 245 days to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Mars and Jupiter.
On April 30th, 1492, Christopher Columbus was granted a commission for exploration by Spain.
A thought for the day: When free discussion is denied, hardening of the arteries of democracy has set in, free institutions are but a lifeless form and the death of the republic is at hand. -- William Randolph Hearst