On October 26th, 1825, the Erie Canal opened.
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A thought for the day: If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. -- American comedian Bob Hope
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 Wednesday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2022 with 346 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On January 19th, 1419, Rouen surrendered to Henry V during the Hundred Years' War.
A thought for the day: I don't understand art for art's sake. Art is the guts of the people. -- American artist/educator Elma Lewis