On December 6th, 1849, abolitionist Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery.
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A thought for the day: Nudity is who people are at the most interesting point of the evening, when they take off their protective layer, when no one is watching. -- American actor Bridget Fonda
On this date in history:
In 1606, the surviving conspirators in the Gunpowder Treason plot to blow up the English Parliament and the king of England on Nov. 5, 1605, were convicted. They were executed four days ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756
- author Lewis Carroll in 1832
- labor organizer Samuel Gompers in 1850
- Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic, in...Read More
Today is Thursday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2022 with 338 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On January 27th, 1606, the trial of Guy Fawkes began.
A thought for the day: A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. -- Hockey Hall of Fame member Wayne Gretzky