On November 14th, 1969, NASA launched Apollo 12.
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On December 14th, 1896, the Glasgow Underground Railway was opened.
A thought for the day: I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. -- author Rebecca ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1642, Dutch navigator Abel Tasman discovered New Zealand.
In 1816, the United States' first savings bank, the Provident Institution for Savings, opened in Boston.
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Sixtus V in 1520
- former U.S. first lady Mary Todd Lincoln in 1818
- World War I hero Sgt. Alvin York in 1887
- former U.S. Secretary of State George ...Read More
Today is Friday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2019 with 18 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 13th, 1545, the Council of Trent began.