On July 29th, 1836, the Arc de Triomphe in France was inaugurated.
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A thought for the day: Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person. -- American writer Ethel Watts Mumford
On this date in history:
In 1630, John Billington, one of the first pilgrims to land in America, was hanged for murder -- the first European criminal executed in the American colonies.
In 1846, a ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Persian poet Rumi in 1207
- Pope Nicholas IV in 1227
- chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. in 1861
- German physicist Hans Geiger, co-inventor of the ...Read More
Today is Friday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2021 with 92 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On September 30th, 1955, screen legend James Dean died in a car crash.
A thought for the day: The proof of the pudding is the eating. -- Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes