On March 8th, 1957, Egypt reopened the Suez Canal.
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A thought for the day: We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. -- Martin Luther King Jr.
On this date in history:
In 1885, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to the United States, arrived in New York Harbor.
In 1967, China announced it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.
Those born on this date include:
- British clergyman John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, in 1703
- John Robert Gregg, inventor of the Gregg shorthand system, in 1867
- Russian-born composer Igor ...Read More
Today is Sunday, June 17, the 168th day of 2017 with 197 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 17th, 1885, the Statute of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor.
A thought for the day: Bob Hope said a bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.