On May 14th, 1607, Jamestown, VA was settled as an English colony.
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A thought for the day: I can't imagine working without an audience. -- American actor Bea Arthur
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
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The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury and Uranus.