On May 4th, 1919, the May Fourth Movement took place in Tiananmen Square.
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A thought for the day: American novelist Edward W. Howe said, If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
On this date in history:
In 1802, Washington, D.C., was incorporated.
In 1913, the California Alien Land Law of 1913 (Webb-Haney Act) passed the California state Senate, ignoring the demands of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli in 1469
- journalist Jacob August Riis in 1849
- French perfume-maker Francois Coty in 1874
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Today is Monday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2021 with 242 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus.
On May 3rd, 1956, the first judo world championships were held.
A thought for the day: In anger, you look 10 years older. -- American columnist Hedda Hopper