On November 11th, 1887, construction of the Manchester Ship Canal began.
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A thought for the day: A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. -- Wayne Gretzky
On this date in history:
In 1777, British troops occupied Philadelphia.
In 1934, Britain's Queen Mary bestowed her name on Cunard-White Star Line's newest ocean liner in a christening ceremony in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Frontier nurseryman Johnny Appleseed Chapman in 1774
- German researcher Ivan Pavlov in 1849
- poet T.S. Eliot in 1888
- German philosopher Martin Heidegger in...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2018 with 96 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On September 26th, 1934, the RMS Queen Mary was launched.
A thought for the day: We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. -- Thomas Jefferson