On November 30th, 1936, London's Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
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A thought for the day: I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal. -- Jane Austen
On this date in history:
In 1773, about 50 American patriots, protesting the British tax on tea, dumped 342 chests of it into Boston harbor in what became known as the Boston Tea Party.
In 1835, a ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of England's King Henry VIII, in 1485
- novelist Jane Austen in 1775
- Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky in 1866
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Today is Sunday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2018 with 15 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 16th, 1773, the Boston Tea Party took place.
A thought for the day: Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower