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: Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars. -- American TV/radio personality Casey Kasem
On this date in history:
In 1804, U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr killed longtime political foe Alexander Hamilton, the first treasury secretary, in a duel at Weehawken, N.J.
In 1847, songwriter ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Scottish King Robert the Bruce in 1274
- John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States, in 1767
- author E.B. White in 1899
- actor Yul Brynner in ...Read More
Today is Saturday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2020 with 173 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 11th, 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens was published.
A thought for the day: Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important. -- American broadcaster David Brinkley