On May 11th, 1928, the first analogue TV service was begun in New York.
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On June 14th, 1775, George Washington was named Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army.
A thought for the day: I always have a quotation for everything -- it saves original thinking. -- British author Dorothy L. Sayers
On this date in history:
In 323 B.C., Alexander the Great died of fever in Babylon at age 33.
In 1910, former President Theodore Roosevelt cured a severe case of seasickness which overcame his ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- U.S. Army Gen. Winfield Scott in 1786
- Irish poet/dramatist William Butler Yeats in 1865
- British actor Basil Rathbone in 1892
- British author Dorothy L. ...Read More
Today is Sunday, June 13, the 164th day of 2021 with 201 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 13th, 1898, the Yukon Territory was formed.