On June 13th, 1898, the Yukon Territory was formed.
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A thought for the day: I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. -- Louisa May Alcott
On this date in history:
In 1799, the Rosetta Stone, which helped decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, was found in an Egyptian village by French soldiers.
In 1806, Zebulon Pike began an ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn in 1606
- poet Clement Clarke Moore, author of A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) in 1779
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Today is Monday, July 15, the 196th day of 2019 with 169 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 15th, 1799, the Rosetta Stone was discovered by Pierre-Francois Bouchard.
A thought for the day: Maybe this world is another planet's hell. -- Aldous Huxley