On June 7th, 1099, the Siege of Jerusalem began.
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A thought for the day: Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not. -- first Czech President Vaclav Havel
On this date in history:
In 1558, the Elizabethan Age begins when Britain's Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne upon her half-sister, Queen Mary's death.
In 1800, the U.S. Congress convened at ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- King Louis XVIII of France in 1755
- German astronomer/mathematician August Mobius in 1790
- social reformer Grace Abbott in 1878
- actor Rock Hudson in 1925<...Read More
Today is Sunday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2019 with 44 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On November 17th, 1962, John F. Kennedy dedicated the Dulles International Airport.
A thought for the day: "One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness; one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world's end somewhere, and holds fast to the days, as to ...Read More