On February 5th, 1919, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
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A thought for the day: Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. -- Steve Jobs
On this date in history:
In 1923, archaeologists opened the treasure-laden inner tomb of Tutankhamen, King Tut, in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.
In 1933, a patent for the synthetic fiber nylon was ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Historian Henry Brooks Adams in 1838
- actor Chester Morris in 1901
- actor James Baskett in 1904
- singer Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters in 1918
Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2019 with 318 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus.