On July 22nd, 1587, the Colony of Roanoke was re-established.
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A thought for the day: Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. -- American publisher Emilie Buchwald
On this date in history:
In 1793, French King Louis XVI was executed in Paris, ending more than a thousand years of continuous French monarchy.
In 1861, Mississippi Sen. Jefferson Davis resigned from ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Soldier/Vermont folk hero Ethan Allen in 1738
- explorer/historian John Fremont in 1813
- Confederate Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson in 1824
- Russian mystic ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2020 with 345 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On January 21st, 1976, the first commercial Concorde flight took off.
A thought for the day: The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them. -- American comedian Bill Maher