On June 8th, 1949, celebrities such as Danny Kaye and Helen Keller were named members of the Communist party during the Red Scare.
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A thought for the day: Peace does not fare well where poverty and deprivation reign. It does not flourish where there is ignorance and a lack of education and information ... Racial, class and religious intolerance and ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1776, the Lee Resolution, which led to the U.S. Declaration of Independence, was introduced in the Continental Congress.
In 1864, Republican delegates meeting in Baltimore ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Gregory XIII in 1502
- British fashion plate George Beau Brummell in 1778
- French post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin in 1848
- actor Jessica Tandy ...Read More
Today is Friday, June 7, the 158th day of 2019 with 207 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn.
On June 7th, 1099, the Siege of Jerusalem began.
A thought for the day: Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism. -- Hubert H. Humphrey