On May 22nd, 1906, the Wright Brothers patented the airplane.
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A thought for the day: I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them. -- American Red Cross founder Clara Barton
On this date in history:
In 1832, the first Democratic Party national convention convened in Baltimore.
In 1856, Lawrence, Kan., was burned by pro-slavery forces.
In 1881, Clara Barton ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German painter Albrecht Durer in 1471
- King Philip II of Spain, who launched the Spanish Armada, in 1527
- English poet/satirist Alexander Pope in 1688
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Today is Thursday, May 21, the 142nd day of 2020 with 224 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Mercury and Venus.
On May 21st, 1881, the American Red Cross was established by Clara Barton.
A thought for the day: If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. -- Israeli military leader Moshe Dayan