On August 14th, 1808, the Cologne Cathedral in Germany was completed.
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On January 28th, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after launch.
A thought for the day: The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives, but it has also become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. -- Israeli writer Aharon Appelfeld...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1606, the surviving conspirators in the Gunpowder Treason plot to blow up the English Parliament and the king of England on Nov. 5, 1605, were convicted. They were executed four days ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756
- author Lewis Carroll in 1832
- labor organizer Samuel Gompers in 1850
- Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic, in...Read More
Today is Monday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2020 with 339 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On January 27th, 1606, the trial of Guy Fawkes began.