On November 28th, 1660, the Royal Society was founded at Gresham College.
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A thought for the day: It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office. -- Shirley MacLaine
On this date in history:
In 1635, the first public school in America, the Boston Latin School, was opened.
In 1898, the first movie theater opened at the Koster and Bials Music Hall in New York City.<...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English playwright William Shakespeare in 1564
- James Buchanan, 15th president of the United States, in 1791
- Nobel Prize-winning physicist Max Planck in 1858
Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018 with 252 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Venus.
April 23rd, 1616 marks the death of both William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.
A thought for the day: Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television. -- Woody Allen