On November 28th, 1660, the Royal Society was founded at Gresham College.
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A thought for the day: Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. -- Oscar Wilde
On this date in history:
In 1894, Alfred Dreyfus was arrested for treason. He was accused of passing sensitive information regarding new advances in military technology to the Germans.
In 1912, John ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman poet Virgil in 70 B.C.
- German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1844
- English writer/humorist P.G. Wodehouse in 1881
- author Mario Puzo (The ...Read More
Today is Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018 with 77 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
A thought for the day: U.S. Gen. George S. Patton said, Do more than is required of you.