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: It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Chinese philosopher Confucius
On this date in history:
In 490 B.C., the Greeks defeated the Persians at Marathon. A Greek soldier named Phidippides ran more than 26 miles to tell Athenians of the victory and died after his announcement. His ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Chinese philosopher Confucius in 551 B.C.
- TV variety show host/columnist Ed Sullivan in 1901
- cartoonist Al Capp in 1909
- actor Marcello Mastroianni in ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2023 with 94 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On September 28th, 1066, the Norman Conquest of England began.
A thought for the day: Sore laborers have hard hands and old sinners have brawny consciences. -- English poet Anne Bradstreet