On November 25th, 1950, the People's Republic of China joined the Korean War.
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A thought for the day: If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace. -- British rocker John Lennon
On this date in history:
In 1886, delegates from 25 unions founded the American Federation of Labor, forerunner of the modern AFL-CIO, in Columbus, Ohio.
In 1941, President Roosevelt asked Congress to...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Mary Queen of Scots in 1542
- Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, in 1765
- General Motors founder William Durant in 1861
- French movie pioneer Georges ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2021 with 23 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 8th, 1609, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, the second public library in Europe, opened.
A thought for the day: "One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness; one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world's end somewhere, and holds fast to the days, as to ...Read More