On April 12th, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died, and Harry Truman was inaugurated as President of the United States.
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A thought for the day: Joyce Brothers said, The best proof of love is trust.
On this day in history:
In 1607, the first British colonists to establish a permanent settlement in America landed at Cape Henry, Va.
In 1933, Nazi Germany's secret police, better known as the Gestapo...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius in 121
- Scottish philosopher David Hume in 1711
- naturalist John James Audubon in 1785
- landscape architect Frederick Law ...Read More
Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019 with 249 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On April 26th, 1856, John Wilkes Booth was shot in a barn in Virginia by Boston Corbett.
A thought for the day: I can't imagine working without an audience. -- Bea Arthur