On August 25th, 1718, the city of New Orleans was founded.
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A thought for the day: It's impossible to satisfy everyone, and I suggest we all stop trying. -- American actor Jennifer Aniston
On this date in history:
In 1776, the British hanged American Revolutionary War hero and patriot Nathan Hale. His famous last words were, I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Those born on this date include:
- English chemist/physicist Michael Faraday in 1791
- actor Allan Rocky Lane, B-movie cowboy star/TV voice of Mr. Ed, in 1909
- co-founder of Amnesty International ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2019 with 100 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On September 22nd, 1866, the Battle of Curupaity occurred.
A thought for the day: U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright said, In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.