On March 3rd, 1931, "The Star-Spangled Banner" was adopted as the national anthem of the United States.
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A thought for the day: Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. -- Albert Einstein
On this date in history:
In 1214, the University of Oxford in England was chartered.
In 1893, a jury in Fall River, Mass., acquitted Lizzy Borden in the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
Those born on this date include:
- Author-playwright Lillian Hellman in 1905
- actor Errol Flynn in 1909
- musician Chet Atkins in 1924
- actor/World War II hero Audie Murphy, winner of the ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2018 with 194 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.
On June 20th, 1214, the University of Oxford received its charter.
A thought for the day: Jealousy is an unjust and stifling thing. -- Zane Grey