On May 20th, 1916, the Saturday Evening Post published its first cover drawn by Norman Rockwell.
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A thought for the day: There's no such thing as society. There are individual men and women, and there are families. And no government can do anything except through people, and people must look to themselves first. -- ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second of King Henry VIII's six wives and mother of Queen Elizabeth I, was beheaded.
In 1588, the Spanish Armada, assembled to invade England, set ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Innocent XI in 1611
- philanthropist Johns Hopkins in 1795
- American-born Nancy Astor, the first female member of the British Parliament, in 1879
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Today is Tuesday, May 19, the 140th day of 2020 with 226 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Mercury and Venus.
On May 19th, 1897, Oscar Wilde was released after serving his sentence in Reading Gaol.
A thought for the day: The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. -- British writer Bertrand Russell