On March 7th, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the telephone.
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A thought for the day: People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. -- Dale Carnegie
On this date in history:
In 1768, Encyclopedia Britannica was first published.
In 1817, Mississippi joined the United States as the 20th state.
In 1869, the Territory of Wyoming granted ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Mathematician Ada Lovelace in 1815
- poet Emily Dickinson in 1830
- librarian Melvil Dewey, inventor of the Dewey decimal book classification system, in 1851
Today is Monday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2018 with 21 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 10th, 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded.
A thought for the day: It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. -- Marilyn Monroe