On November 15th, 1960, the Polaris missile was test-launched.
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A thought for the day: Gay people have a different role than other minority groups. ... Very few black kids have ever had to worry about telling their parents that they were black. -- former Rep. Barney Frank
On this date in history:
In 1846, U.S. Navy Commodore J.D. Sloat proclaimed the annexation of California by the United States.
In 1865, four people convicted of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian composer Gustav Mahler in 1860
- Russian painter Marc Chagall in 1887
- film director George Cukor in 1899
- baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Leroy ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, July 7, the 189th day of 2020 with 177 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 7th, 1930, construction of the Hoover Dam was begun.
A thought for the day: They thought I was a surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality. -- Mexican painter Frida Kahlo