On January 23rd, 1789, Georgetown College became the first Catholic college in the United States.
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A thought for the day: I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger. -- American abolitionist Harriet Tubman
On this date in history:
In 1832, the first Democratic Party national convention convened in Baltimore.
In 1856, Lawrence, Kan., was burned by pro-slavery forces.
In 1881, Clara Barton ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German painter Albrecht Durer in 1471
- King Philip II of Spain, who launched the Spanish Armada, in 1527
- English poet/satirist Alexander Pope in 1688
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Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2022 with 224 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 21st, 1881, the American Red Cross was established by Clara Barton.
A thought for the day: If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. -- Israeli military leader Moshe Dayan