On January 13th, 1854, Anthony Faas patented the accordion.
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A thought for the day: British statesman Edmund Burke said, Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
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 Sunday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2020 with 354 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On January 12th, 2005, the Deep Impact space mission launched from Cape Canaveral.
A thought for the day: Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition. -- British writer Jasper Fforde