On September 10th, 1913, the first paved coast-to-coast U.S. highway opened.
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A thought for the day: British writer Samuel Butler said, The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you but he will make a fool of himself, too.l
On this date in history:
In 1881, the Los Angeles Times published its first edition.
In 1918, President Woodrow Wilson became the first sitting U.S. president to travel to Europe. He lead the U.S. ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English novelist Samuel Butler in 1835
- British World War I nurse Edith Cavell in 1865
- Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in 1892
- game show host Wink ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2021 with 27 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 4th, 1110, the Crusaders conquered Sidon in the First Crusade.
A thought for the day: Fly-fishing author John Gierach wrote, The solution to any problem -- work, love, money, whatever -- is to go fishing, and the worse the problem the longer the trip should be.