On January 7th, 1610, Galileo discovered Jupiter's four largest moons.
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A thought for the day: Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. -- Henry Kaiser
On this date in history:
In 1759, George Washington married widow Martha Dandridge Custis.
In 1838, in Morristown, N.J., Samuel F.B. Morse and his partner, Alfred Vail, publicly demonstrated their new...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French battlefield leader St. Joan of Arc in 1412
- Frenchman Jacques Montgolfier, who, with his brother, invented the hot air balloon, in 1745
- German ...Read More
Today is Friday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2017 with 359 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 6th, 1893, Washington National Cathedral was chartered by Congress.
A thought for the day: If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. -- Maya Angelou