On October 7th, 1769, Captain Cook discovered New Zealand.
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On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
A thought for the day: The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. -- Clark
On this date in history:
In 1558, the Elizabethan Age begins with Britain's Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne upon her half-sister, Queen Mary's death.
In 1800, the U.S. Congress convened at ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- King Louis XVIII of France in 1755
- German astronomer and mathematician August Mobius in 1790
- social reformer Grace Abbott in 1878
- actor Rock Hudson in ...Read More
Today is Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017 with 44 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Venus.
On November 17th, 1962, John F. Kennedy dedicated the Dulles International Airport.