On January 10th, 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly opened in London.
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A thought for the day: The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them. -- Bill Maher
On this date in history:
In 1776, the British hanged American Revolutionary War hero and patriot Nathan Hale. His famous last words were, I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Those born on this date include:
- English chemist/physicist Michael Faraday in 1791
- actor Allan Rocky Lane, B-movie cowboy star/TV voice of Mr. Ed, in 1909
- co-founder of Amnesty International ...Read More
Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2017 with 100 to follow.
This is the first day of autumn.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On September 22nd, 1866, the Battle of Curupaity occurred.
A thought for the day: A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves. -- Edward R. Murrow