On May 16th, 1770, Marie Antoinette (age 14) married Louis-Auguste (age 15).
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A thought for the day: "I improvised, crazed by the music ... Even my teeth and eyes burned with fever. Each time I leaped I seemed to touch the sky, and when I regained the Earth it seemed to be mine alone. -- American ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1888, the comic baseball poem Casey at the Bat was published in the Sunday edition of the San Francisco Examiner.
In 1937, the Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy during the Civil War, in 1808
- automaker Ransom Olds in 1864
- British King George V in 1865
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Today is Wednesday, June 3, the 155th day of 2020 with 211 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn.
On June 3rd, 1889, the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed.
A thought for the day: There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all. -- American baseball legend Lou Gehrig