On February 26th, 1797, the Bank of England issued the first pound note.
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A thought for the day: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, said, The most sophisticated people I know -- inside they are all children.
On this date in history:
The Judiciary Act of 1789 was passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English novelist Horace Walpole in 1717
- Irish brewmaster Arthur Guinness in 1725
- John Marshall, fourth chief justice of the United States, in 1755
- candy ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2017 with 98 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn
On September 24th, 1493, Christopher Columbus departed to the New World for the second time.
A thought for the day: British Prime Minister David Cameron, in a 2013 speech on making the Internet safer for children, said, I want to talk about the Internet, the impact it is having on the innocence of our children, ...Read More