On November 25th, 1950, the People's Republic of China joined the Korean War.
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A thought for the day: You're all you've got. -- American singer Janis Joplin
On this date in history:
In 1861, Georgia seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy.
In 1920, threats against the life of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, because of his activities in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Scottish engineer James Watt, inventor of the steam engine, in 1736
- Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in 1807
- American short story writer/poet Edgar Allan Poe in ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2021 with 346 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On January 19th, 1419, Rouen surrendered to Henry V during the Hundred Years' War.
A thought for the day: British author Rudyard Kipling wrote, Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.