On November 7th, 1665, the London Gazette -- the oldest surviving journal -- was first published.
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A thought for the day: American political activist Mary Ellen Lease said, Raise less corn and more hell!
On this date in history:
In 1860, Republican Abraham Lincoln was elected 16th president of the United States.
In 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America.
Those born on this date include:
- Belgian instrument-maker Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone, in 1814
- Charles Henry Dow, co-founder of Dow Jones and Co./first editor of The Wall Street Journal, in ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 6, the 310th day of 2019 with 55 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On November 6th, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected President of the Confederate States of America.
A thought for the day: Long after they are laid to rest -- when the fighting has finished, and our nation has endured; when today's servicemen and women are veterans, and their children have grown -- it will be said that ...Read More