On January 29th, 1944, the battleship USS Missouri was launched.
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On May 23rd, 1618, the Second Defenestration of Prague helped to instiage the Thirty Years' War.
A thought for the day: It takes no compromise to give people their rights ... it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression. -- San ...Read More
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In 1868, seven members of the Reno gang stole $98,000 from a railway car at Marshfield, Ind. It was the original Great Train Robbery.
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Those born on this date include:
- German composer Richard Wagner in 1813
- artist Mary Cassatt in 1844
- Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, in 1859
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Today is Sunday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2022 with 223 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 22nd, 1906, the Wright Brothers patented the airplane.