On March 2nd, 1917, Alexander II of Russia abdicated in favor of his brother Michael.
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A thought for the day: In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman. -- Margaret Thatcher
On this date in history:
In 1830, the Book of Mormon was published.
In 1953, U.S. Dr. Jonas Salk announced he had successfully tested a vaccine against poliomyelitis, the virus that causes polio.
Those born on this date include:
- Poet A. E. Housman in 1859
- poet Robert Frost in 1874
- fashion designer Guccio Gucci in 1881
- mythologist/writer Joseph Campbell in 1904
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Today is Tuesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2019 with 280 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Uranus.
On March 26th, 1958, the United States army launched Explorer III.
A thought for the day: Mahatma Gandhi said, It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honored by the humiliation of their fellow beings.