On December 6th, 1849, abolitionist Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery.
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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
On this date in history:
In 1870, a cartoon by Thomas Nast appeared in Harper's weekly with a donkey symbolizing the Democratic Party for the first time.
In 1892, Dr. James Naismith published the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French playwright Moliere (born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) in 1622
- signer of the Declaration of Independence Philip Livingston in 1716
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Today is Monday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2018 with 350 to follow.
This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are ...Read More
On January 15th, 1759, the British Museum opened.