On November 9th, 1887, the United States received the rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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A thought for the day: Liquor is such a nice substitute for facing adult life. -- American author Dorothy B. Hughes
On this date in history:
In 1862, the U.S. Congress authorized a new award, the Medal of Honor, highest military decoration for valor against an enemy.
In 1933, a U.S. industrial code was established ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman leader Julius Caesar in 100 B.C.
- Pope Clement X in 1590
- American writer Henry David Thoreau in 1817
- photography pioneer George Eastman in 1854
Today is Sunday, July 12, the 194th day of 2020 with 172 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 12th, 1534, King Henry the VIII married his final wife, Catherine Parr.
A thought for the day: Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars. -- American TV/radio personality Casey Kasem