On November 1st, 1870, the National Weather Service made its first official meteorological forecast.
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A thought for the day: Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly. -- Roger Ebert
On this date in history:
In 1850, the U.S. Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, allowing slave owners to reclaim slaves who escaped into another state.
In 1927, the Columbia Broadcasting System was...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English poet/lexicographer Samuel Johnson, writer of the first English dictionary, in 1709
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story in 1779
- French physicist Leon ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2018 with 104 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On September 18th, 1809, the Royal Opera House in London opened.
A thought for the day: French aviator and writer Antoine Marie Roger de Saint-Exupery said, Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.