On January 26th, 1808, the Rum Rebellion took place in Australia.
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A thought for the day: I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all. -- British Queen Victoria
On this date in history:
In 1626, the Dutch West Indies Trading Co. bought the island of Manhattan from American Indians, paying with goods worth about $24.
In 1844, the first U.S telegraph line was ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Polish inventor Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1686
- French journalist/revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat in 1743
- British Queen Victoria in 1819
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Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2022, with 221 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 24th, 1830, Sarah Hale published the poem "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
A thought for the day: You cannot go into a shop and buy a good game of golf. -- American golfer Sam Snead