On February 4th, 1789 George Washington is unanimously elected to be the first President of the United States by the U.S. Electoral College.
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On January 21st, 1976, the first commercial Concorde flight took off.
A thought for the day: In reaffirming the greatness of our nation we understand that greatness is never a given. It must be earned. -- Barack Obama
On this date in history:
In 1265, Britain's House of Commons, which became a model for parliamentary bodies, met for the first time.
In 1783, U.S. and British representatives signed a preliminary ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French physicist Andre-Marie Ampere in 1775
- Harold Gray, creator of the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, in 1894
- comedian George Burns in 1896
- Greek ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2019 with 345 to follow.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On January 20th, 1265, the English Parliament met in the Palace of Westminster for the first time.