On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.
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A thought for the day: Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. -- American football player Johnny Unitas
On this date in history:
In 1804, Napoleon crowned himself emperor of France.
In 1823, during his annual address to the U.S. Congress, President James Monroe proclaimed a new U.S. foreign policy ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French painter Georges-Pierre Seurat in 1859
- circus co-founder Charles Ringling in 1863
- opera singer Maria Callas in 1923
- former U.S. Secretary of State ...Read More
Today is Monday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2019 with 29 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 2nd, 1848, Franz Joseph I became King of Austria.
A thought for the day: Instead of boiling up individuals into the species, I would draw a chalk circle around every individual and preach to it to keep within that, and preserve and cultivate its identity. -- Scottish ...Read More