On July 12th, 1534, King Henry the VIII married his final wife, Catherine Parr.
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A thought for the day: French novelist Marcel Proust said, As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost ... .
On this date in history:
In 1804, U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr killed longtime political foe Alexander Hamilton, the first treasury secretary, in a duel at Weehawken, N.J.
In 1847, songwriter ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Scottish King Robert the Bruce in 1274
- John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States, in 1767
- author E.B. White in 1899
- actor Yul Brynner in ...Read More
Today is Thursday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2019 with 173 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 11th, 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens was published.
A thought for the day: True champions aren't always the ones that win, but those with the most guts. -- Mia Hamm