On January 10th, 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly opened in London.
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A thought for the day: The camera is an instrument that teaches people to see without a camera. -- American photographer Dorothea Lange
On this date in history:
In 1864, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, anxious to create new free territories during the Civil War, signed an act establishing the Montana Territory. Montana became a state 25 years ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Dancer Pope Clement VII in 1478
- Isadora Duncan in 1877
- entertainer Al Jolson in 1886
- photographer Dorothea Lange in 1895
- actor John Wayne in 1907...Read More
Today is Thursday, May 26, the 146th day of 2022 with 219 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 26th, 1897, Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" went on sale in London.
A thought for the day: The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. -- American writer Ralph Waldo ...Read More