On October 8th, 1932, the Indian Air Force was established.
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A thought for the day: I started with this idea in my head. 'There's two things I've got a right to ... death or liberty.' -- American abolitionist Harriet Tubman
On this date in history:
In 1798, the U.S. Congress empowered President John Adams to recruit an American army of 10,000 volunteers.
In 1892, the Sierra Club was founded by naturalist John Muir.
Those born on this date include:
- British statesman William Pitt (the Younger) in 1759
- all-around athlete Jim Thorpe in 1887
- British novelist Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, in 1908
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Today is Thursday, May 28, the 149th day of 2020 with 217 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Mercury and Venus.
On May 28th, 1588, the Spanish Armada began to set sail for the English Channel.
A thought for the day: You cannot go into a shop and buy a good game of golf. -- American golfer Sam Snead