On March 13th, 1969, the Apollo 9 returned to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
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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.
On this date in history:
In 1807, the English Parliament abolished the slave trade.
In 1911, a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City killed 146 people, mostly female immigrant ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Mount Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum in 1867
- actor Ed Begley Sr. in 1901
- Jack Ruby, who killed presumed John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, in 1911
Today is Monday, March 25, the 84th day of 2019 with 281 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Uranus.
On March 25th, 1655, Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
A thought for the day: Leo Tolstoy said, One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.