On October 28th, 1919, prohibition began in the United States.
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A thought for the day: It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. -- American writer Gertrude Stein
On this date in history:
In 1889, the first jukebox was placed in service in the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco.
In 1890, the independent Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was separated from the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the United States, in 1804
- U.S. outlaw Billy The Kid Bonney in 1859
- actor Boris Karloff in 1887
- comic actor Harpo Marx...Read More
Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2020 with 38 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On November 23rd, 1963, the first episode of the sci-fi series "Doctor Who" aired on BBC television.
A thought for the day: And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country. -- President John F. Kennedy