On January 13th, 1854, Anthony Faas patented the accordion.
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A thought for the day: American author Jack London said riding a bicycle is something that makes life worth living.
On this date in history:
In 1912, industrialist Andrew Carnegie lined up with the anti-trust view of former President Theodore Roosevelt as against the trust dissolution plans of President Taft today in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French fairy tale writer Charles Perrault, author of the Mother Goose stories, in 1628
- painter John Singer Sargent in 1856
- novelist Jack London in 1876
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2021 with 353 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On January 12th, 2005, the Deep Impact space mission launched from Cape Canaveral.
A thought for the day: If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner. -- American actor Marlon Brando