On December 4th, 1110, the Crusaders conquered Sidon in the First Crusade.
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A thought for the day: George H.W. Bush said, In the wake of the Cold War, in a world where we are the only remaining superpower, it is the role of the United States to marshal its moral and material resources to promote a...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1818, Illinois was admitted as the 21st state in the United States.
In 1833, Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college in the United States, opened ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Civil War-era Gen. George B. McClellan in 1826
- U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist Cleveland Abbe, who initiated daily weather bulletins, in 1838
- English novelist ...Read More
Today is Monday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2018 with 28 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.
A thought for the day: The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world but if they don't play together the club won't be worth a dime. -- Babe Ruth<...Read More