On November 13th, 1887, the Bloody Sunday clashes in London occured.
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On January 21st, 1976, the first commercial Concorde flight took off.
A thought for the day: Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. -- Margaret Mead
On this date in history:
In 1265, Britain's House of Commons, which became a model for parliamentary bodies, met for the first time.
In 1783, U.S. and British representatives signed a preliminary ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Harold Gray, creator of the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, in 1894
- comedian George Burns in 1896
- Greek businessman Aristotle Onassis in 1906
- Austrian ...Read More
Today is Friday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2017 with 345 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 20th, 1265, the English Parliament met in the Palace of Westminster for the first time.