On February 1st, 1893, Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio (West Orange, New Jersey).
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A thought for the day: Youngsters of Little League can survive under-coaching a lot better than over-coaching. -- baseball Hall of Fame member Willie Mays.
On this date in history:
In 1781, Britain's Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered with more than 7,000 troops to Gen. George Washington at Yorktown, Va., effectively ending the American War of Independence and ...Read More
Those born on this day include:
- Abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay in 1810
- motion picture pioneer Louis Lumiere in 1862
- newspaper columnist Jack Anderson in 1922
- English spy novelist ...Read More
Today is Friday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2018 with 73 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On October 19th, 202 BC, the Battle of Zama ended in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal.
A thought for the day: If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. -- Charles Darwin