On March 24th, 1989, the Exxon-Valdez oil spill occured in Alaska's Prince William Sound.
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A thought for the day: There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. -- German-American psychoanalyst Erich Fromm
On this date in history:
In 1775, in a speech supporting the arming of the Virginia militia, Patrick Henry declared, Give me liberty or give me death.
In 1909, Theodore Roosevelt began his post-...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Culinary expert Fannie Farmer in 1857
- psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in 1900
- actor Joan Crawford in 1905
- Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa in 1910
- ...Read More
Today is Sunday, March 23, the 83rd day of 2020 with 283 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Uranus.
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.
A thought for the day: The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. -- American journalist Norman Cousins