On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.
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A thought for the day: The worst of doing one's duty was that it apparently unfitted one for doing anything else. -- American author Edith Wharton
On this date in history:
In 1848, gold was discovered at John Sutter's mill near Sacramento. The discovery touched off the great gold rush of 1849.
In 1908, the first Boy Scout troop was organized in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English dramatist William Congreve in 1670
- British social reformer Edwin Chadwick in 1800
- author Edith Wharton in 1862
- abstract painter Robert Motherwell...Read More
Today is Monday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2022 with 341 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On January 24th, 1984, the Apple Macintosh went on sale for the first time.
A thought for the day: There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women. -- U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright