On November 15th, 1960, the Polaris missile was test-launched.
More History & Quotes
A thought for the day: A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. -- American comedian Jerry Seinfeld
On this date in history:
In 1287, more than 50,000 people died in a flood caused by the collapse of the Zuider Zee dike in the Netherlands.
In 1799, George Washington, war for independence military ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French astrologer/prophet Nostradamus in 1503
- British King George VI in 1895
- World War II U.S. air ace Jimmy Doolittle in 1896
- former U.S. Sen. Margaret ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2019 with 17 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 14th, 1896, the Glasgow Underground Railway was opened.
A thought for the day: I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. -- author Rebecca ...Read More