On March 23rd, 1775, Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech at St. John's Church in Richmond, VA.
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A thought for the day: The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. -- American journalist Norman Cousins
On this date in history:
In 1765, the Stamp Act was passed by Britain's Parliament, introducing a tax on printed materials in the American colonies. Colonists believed this to be a violation of their rights and ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck in 1599
- author Louis L'Amour in 1908
- actor Leonard Chico Marx of the Marx Brothers comedy team in 1887
- actor Karl Malden...Read More
Today is Sunday, March 22, the 82nd day of 2020 with 284 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Uranus and Venus.
On March 22nd, 1894, the first Stanley Cup playoffs began.
A thought for the day: Bureaucracy, the rule of nobody. -- German-American philosopher Hannah Arendt