On November 26th, 1778, Captain James Cook became the first European to visit Maui.
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A thought for the day: Neil Armstrong, recalling how it felt to look back at Earth from the surface of the moon: I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
On this date in history:
In 1581, the English Parliament outlawed Roman Catholicism.
In 1883, the U.S. Congress passed a bill creating the civil service.
In 1919, the United States went ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Andre Michelin, the French industrialist who first mass-produced rubber automobile tires, in 1853
- Canadian poet Robert Service in 1874
- former Cuban dictator ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018 with 349 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Neptune and Uranus.
On January 16th, 1970, Buckminster Fuller received a gold medal from the American Institute of Architects.
A thought for the day: Mr. Hockey Gordie Howe, who played in five decades in the NHL, said: You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, ...Read More