On May 15th, 1756, the Seven Years' War began when England declared war on France.
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A thought for the day: The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. -- Frank Sinatra
On this date in history:
In 1643, King Louis XIV, who would be known as The Sun King, became ruler of France at the age of 4.
In 1796, Dr. Edward Jenner, a rural England physician, tested his smallpox...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English portrait painter Thomas Gainsborough in 1727
- Scottish reformer Robert Owen in 1771
- actor Richard Deacon in 1921
- opera star Patrice Munsel in 1925...Read More
Today is Tuesday, May 14, the 134th day of 2019 with 231 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 14th, 1607, Jamestown, VA was settled as an English colony.
A thought for the day: Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right. -- Theodore Roosevelt