On February 19th, 1915, the Battle of Gallipoli began.
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A thought for the day: A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you. -- Ramsey Clark
On this date in history:
In 1841, the first filibuster in the U.S. Senate began. It ended March 11.
In 1856, the American Party, also known as the Know-Nothing Party, nominated its first U.S. ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian physicist Ernst Mach in 1838
- stained glass artist Louis Comfort Tiffany in 1848
- Italian automaker Enzo Ferrari in 1898
- actor Jack Palance in ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017 with 316 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On February 18th, 1229, Emperor Frederick II signed a truce, regaining Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem for the Holy Roman Empire.
A thought for the day: Aldous Huxley wrote, Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.