On May 3rd, 1956, the first judo world championships were held.
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A thought for the day: In anger, you look 10 years older. -- American columnist Hedda Hopper
On this date in history:
In 1519, Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist, scientist and inventor, died at age 67.
In 1611, a new translation of the Bible in England, popularly called the King James Bible ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Catherine the Great, empress of Russia, in 1729
- Gen. Henry Robert, author of Robert's Rules of Order, in 1837
- gossip columnist Hedda Hopper in 1885
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Today is Sunday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2021 with 243 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus.
On May 2nd, 1885, "Good Houekeeping" went on sale for the first time.
A thought for the day: Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. -- English writer Joseph Addison