On January 12th, 2005, the Deep Impact space mission launched from Cape Canaveral.
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A thought for the day: Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition. -- British writer Jasper Fforde
On this date in history:
In 1785, the Continental Congress convened in New York City.
In 1861, Alabama seceded from the United States.
In 1935, aviator Amelia Earhart completed the first ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Italian Mannerist painter Parmigianino in 1503
- American statesman Alexander Hamilton in 1757
- John MacDonald, first prime minister of Canada, in 1815
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Today is Saturday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2020 with 355 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On January 11th, 1908, the Grand Canyon National Monument was created.