On October 26th, 1825, the Erie Canal opened.
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A thought for the day: Norwegian painter Edvard Munch said: Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye ... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
On this date in history:
In 1812, British forces foiled plans for a U.S. invasion of Canada by capturing the city of Detroit.
In 1896, the North Country gold rush began with the discovery of gold in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French physicist Gabriel Lippmann, inventor of color photography, in 1845
- British soldier/writer T.E. Lawrence in 1888
- former Israeli Prime Minister/Nobel Peace ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2022 with 137 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On August 16th, 1896, gold was discovered in the Klondike.
A thought for the day: What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the made destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy? -- Indian ...Read More