On May 21st, 1881, the American Red Cross was established by Clara Barton.
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A thought for the day: I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. -- American comedian Gilda Radner
On this date in history:
In 1778, the Continental Army under command of Gen. George Washington defeated the British at Monmouth, N.J.
In 1838, Victoria was crowned queen of England. She would rule for...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Paul IV in 1476
- English King Henry VIII in 1491
- Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens in 1577
- English clergyman John Wesley, founder of Methodism, in ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, June 28, the 179th day of 2022 with 186 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On June 28th, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending World War I.
A thought for the day: Fashion is born by small facts, trends or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt. -- ...Read More