On May 2nd, 1885, "Good Houekeeping" went on sale for the first time.
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A thought for the day: Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. -- English writer Joseph Addison
On this date in history:
In 1884, construction began on the world's first skyscraper -- the 10-story Home Insurance Co. building in Chicago.
In 1893, U.S. President Grover Cleveland opened the World's...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Sharpshooter Calamity Jane, born Martha Jane Cannary Burke, in 1852
- U.S. Army Gen. Mark Clark in 1896
- singer Kate Smith in 1907
- actor Glenn Ford in 1916<...Read More
Today is Saturday, May 1, the 121st day of 2021 with 244 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus.
On May 1st, 1851, the Great Exhibition opened in London.
A thought for the day: Dutch Queen Juliana said of politics: You are interested in the kitchen of the world -- you want to find out what is cooking, who has a finger in the pie, and who will burn his finger.