On May 25th, 1940, the Battle of Dunkirk began.
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A thought for the day: I learned from Roger Rabbit that if you make people laugh, they'll do anything for you -- which is almost true. -- American actor Tiffany Haddish
On this date in history:
In 1818, Illinois was admitted as the 21st state in the United States.
In 1833, Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college in the United States, opened ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Civil War-era Gen. George B. McClellan in 1826
- U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist Cleveland Abbe in 1838
- English novelist Joseph Conrad in 1857
- singer ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2023 with 27 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.
A thought for the day: One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love. -- Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles