On May 7th, 1948, the Council of Europe was founded.
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A thought for the day: I see only the ideal. But no ideals have ever been fully successful on this earth. -- American-French dancer Isadora Duncan
On this date in history:
In 1215, under pressure from rebellious barons, England's King John signed the Magna Carta, a crucial first step toward creating Britain's constitutional monarchy.
In 1752, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Prince Edward of England, son of Edward III and known as the Black Prince, in 1330
- Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg in 1843
- artist Saul Steinberg in 1914
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Today is Tuesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2021 with 199 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 15th, 1822, Charles Babbage proposed a difference engine -- an early version of a computer.
A thought for the day: A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. -- American musician Jim Morrison