On May 12th, 1873, Oscar II of Sweden-Norway was crowned King of Sweden.
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A thought for the day: Buzz Aldrin said, Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. I am the first man to piss his pants on the moon.
On this date in history:
In 1861, the first major military engagement of the Civil War occurred at Bull Run Creek, Va.
In 1918, a German U-boat fired on the town of Orleans, Mass., on Cape Cod ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Composer Chauncey Olcott in 1858
- author Ernest Hemingway in 1899
- violinist Isaac Stern in 1920
- singer Kay Starr in 1922
- producer Norman Jewison ...Read More
Today is Sunday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2019 with 163 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 21st, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon.
A thought for the day: Beauty is only skin deep but ugly goes clean to the bone. -- Dorothy Parker