On November 10th, 1871, Henry Morton Stanley located Dr. David Livingstone, uttering the famous quote, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
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A thought for the day: We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it. -- Rick Warren
On this date in history:
In 1872, a fire which began in the basement of a warehouse in downtown Boston raged for 12 hours, consuming 65 acres and leaving 776 buildings in ruins. The Great Boston Fire killed at ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Russian author Ivan Turgenev in 1818
- actor Marie Dressler in 1868
- actor Hedy Lamarr in 1914
- Sargent Shriver, first director of the Peace Corps, in 1915<...Read More
Today is Thursday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2017 with 52 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Venus.
On November 9th, 1887, the United States received the rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
A thought for the day: The Department of Defense is the largest, most complex organization on the planet: 3 million people, civilian and military, with a budget, the last year I was there (2011) of over $700 billion. -- ...Read More