On September 24th, 1493, Christopher Columbus departed to the New World for the second time.
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On October 24th, 1929, "Black Thursday" marked the beginning of the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
A thought for the day: The advancement of knowledge must be translated into increasing health and education for the children. -- Herbert Hoover
On this date in history:
In 1707, the British Parliament met for the first time.
In 1915, an estimated 25,000 women marched in New York City demanding the right to vote throughout the United States.<...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Adlai E. Stevenson I, U.S. vice president under Grover Cleveland, in 1835
- pioneering college football Coach John Heisman, for whom the Heisman Trophy is named
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Today is Monday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2017 with 69 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On October 23rd, 2001, the iPod was released on the market in the United States.