On November 24th, 1974, the skeleton of "Lucy," a 3.18 million years old female hominid, was found in Ethiopia.
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A thought for the day: I don't understand art for art's sake. Art is the guts of the people. -- American artist/educator Elma Lewis
On this date in history:
In 1778, James Cook became the first European to reach the Hawaiian Islands. He called them the Sandwich Islands.
In 1871, William of Prussia was declared the first German ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English physician Peter Roget, who compiled Roget's Thesaurus, in 1779
- American orator/statesman Daniel Webster in 1782
- Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girls...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2022 with 347 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On January 18th, 1919, the Paris Peace Conference opened in Versailles.
A thought for the day: Benjamin Franklin wrote, We are all born ignorant but one must work hard to remain stupid.