A thought for the day: Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. Pablo Casals said that.
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A thought for the day: Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote, The soul is healed by being with children.
On this date in history:
In 1931, gangster Al Capone is convicted of income tax evasion. It took jurors four days to decide whether the mobster had cheated the Internal Revenue Service out of $215,000.
Those born on this day include:
- Jupiter Hammon, America's first published black poet, in 1711
- playwright Arthur Miller in 1915
- actor Rita Hayworth in 1918
- football Hall of Fame member ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2017 with 75 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On October 17th, 1979, Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
A thought for the day: Extremes to the right and to the left of any political dispute are always wrong. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower