On June 9th, 1534, Jacques Cartier diescovered the St. Lawerence River.
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A thought for the day: Neil Armstrong, recalling how it felt to look back at Earth from the surface of the moon: I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
On this date in history:
In 1581, the English Parliament outlawed Roman Catholicism.
In 1883, the U.S. Congress passed a bill creating the civil service.
In 1919, the United States went ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German philosopher Franz Brentano in 1838
- Andre Michelin, the French industrialist who first mass-produced rubber automobile tires, in 1853
- Canadian poet Robert ...Read More
Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017 with 350 to follow.
This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, ...Read More
On January 16th, 1970, Buckminster Fuller received a gold medal from the American Institute of Architects.
A thought for the day: Mr. Hockey Gordie Howe, who played in five decades in the NHL, said: You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, ...Read More