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A thought for the day: Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. -- Albert Einstein
On this date in history:
In 1214, the University of Oxford in England was chartered.
In 1893, a jury in Fall River, Mass., acquitted Lizzy Borden in the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
Those born on this date include:
- Author/playwright Lillian Hellman in 1905
- actor Errol Flynn in 1909
- musician Chet Atkins in 1924
- actor/World War II hero Audie Murphy, winner of the ...Read More
Today is Thursday, June 20, the 171st day of 2019 with 194 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn.
On June 20th, 1214, the University of Oxford received its charter.
A thought for the day: Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own ...Read More