On June 14th, 1775, George Washington was named Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army.
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A thought for the day: Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -- Rabindranath Tagore
On this day in history:
In 1864, in the first battle of Atlanta, Confederate troops under Gen. John Hood were defeated by Union forces under Gen. William Sherman.
In 1916, a bomb hidden in a suitcase ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Poet Emma Lazarus in 1849
- painter Edward Hopper in 1882
- U.S. political family matriarch Rose Kennedy in 1890
- sculptor Alexander Calder in 1898
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Today is Monday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2019 with 162 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 22nd, 1587, the Colony of Roanoke was re-established.
A thought for the day: Buzz Aldrin said, Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. I am the first man to piss his pants on the moon.