On September 22nd, 1866, the Battle of Curupaity occurred.
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On June 3rd, 1889, the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed.
A thought for the day: There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all. -- American baseball legend Lou Gehrig
On this date in history:
In 1865, the Civil War officially came to an end when Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signed the surrender terms offered by ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Leo XI in 1535
- Martha Washington, the first U.S. first lady, in 1731
- French writer Marquis de Sade in 1740
- Pope St. Pius X in 1835
- English ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, June 2, the 154th day of 2020 with 212 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn.
On June 2nd, 1835, P.T. Barnum and his circus began their first tour of the United States.