On November 1st, 1870, the National Weather Service made its first official meteorological forecast.
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A thought for the day: Ty Cobb said, I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.
On this date in history:
In 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery in the United States.
In 1912, an investigation of J.P. Morgan & Co. as well as 17 other financial firms ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1863
- Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in 1878
- Swiss modernist painter Paul Klee in 1879
- baseball Hall of Fame ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2018 with 13 to go.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 18th, 1966, Saturn's moon Epimetheus was discovered.
A thought for the day: Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else. -- Judy Garland