On June 9th, 1534, Jacques Cartier diescovered the St. Lawerence River.
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A thought for the day: The global environmental crisis is, as we say in Tennessee, real as rain, and I cannot stand the thought of leaving my children with a degraded earth and a diminished future. -- former U.S. Vice ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, bound for America.
In 1810, Mexico began its war of independence against Spain.
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Those born on this date include:
- England's King Henry V in 1386
- department store founder James Cash Penney in 1875
- artist Jean Arp in 1886
- British car designer Walter Bentley in 1888
Today is Monday, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2019 with 106 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On September 16th, 1956, Play-Doh was introduced to the world.
A thought for the day: California Gov. Jerry Brown said, Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases.