On June 11th, 1184 B.C., it is believed that Troy was sacked and burned.
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A thought for the day: Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else. -- American actor Judy Garland
On this date in history:
In 1692, Bridget Bishop was found guilty of the practice of witchcraft and hanged in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. She was the first colonist executed during the Salem ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French painter Gustave Courbet in 1819
- actor Hattie McDaniel in 1895
- Broadway composer Frederick Loewe in 1901
- Nobel literature laureate Saul Bellow in ...Read More
Today is Thursday, June 10, the 161st day of 2021 with 204 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 10th, 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous was founded.
A thought for the day: Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. -- British author C.S. Lewis