On May 14th, 1607, Jamestown, VA was settled as an English colony.
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A thought for the day: Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right. -- Theodore Roosevelt
On this date in history:
In 1607, Jamestown, the first permanent English colony in North America, was founded near the James River in Virginia.
In 1846, the United States declared war on Mexico.
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Innocent XIII in 1655
- Pope Pius IX in 1792
- composer Arthur Sullivan, of Gilbert and Sullivan, in 1842
- French cubist painter Georges Braque in 1882<...Read More
Today is Monday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2019 with 232 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 13th, 1950, the first all-time Formula One Grand Prix took place.
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