On May 13th, 1950, the first all-time Formula One Grand Prix took place.
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A thought for the day: War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children. -- Jimmy Carter
On this date in history:
In 1909, two giraffes, one leopard and one buffalo killed, and two leopard cubs captured were the latest additions to the former President Teddy Roosevelt's hunting trophies, according ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Painter/poet Edward Lear in 1812
- nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale in 1820
- poet/painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1828
- lawmaker/author Henry Cabot ...Read More
Today is Saturday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2019 with 233 to follow.
Today is Mother's Day.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 12th, 1873, Oscar II of Sweden-Norway was crowned King of Sweden.
A thought for the day: A thought for the day: Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. -- Margaret Mead