On September 23rd, 1806, Lewis and Clark returned from their exploration of the United States.
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A thought for the day: Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. -- British Queen Elizabeth I
On this date in history:
In 1483, the Sistine Chapel opens in the Vatican.
In 1854, Walden was published by Henry David Thoreau.
In 1936, American track star Jesse Owens won his fourth ...Read More
Those born on this day include:
- French architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant, designer of the District of Columbia, in 1754
- philanthropist Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in 1757
- author P.L. Travers in ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2020 with 144 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On August 9th, 1483, the Sistine Chapel was opened.
A thought for the day: No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for ...Read More