On June 30th, 188, Robert Louis Stevenson published his adventure novel "The Black Arrow."
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A thought for the day: French aviator/writer Antoine Marie Roger de Saint-Exupery said, Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
On this date in history:
In 1853, the U.S. Senate ratified the $10 million Gadsden Purchase from Mexico, adding more than 29,000 square miles to the territories of Arizona and New Mexico and completing the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- William Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 1861
- astronomer George Ellery Hale, founder of the Yerkes and Mount Palomar observatories, in 1868
Today is Monday, June 29, the 181st day of 2020 with 185 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune and Saturn.
On June 29th, 1613, the Globe Theatre in London burned down.
A thought for the day: I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. -- American comedian Gilda Radner