On July 11th, 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens was published.
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A thought for the day: True champions aren't always the ones that win, but those with the most guts. -- Mia Hamm
On this date in history:
In 1925, the so-called Monkey Trial, in which John Scopes was accused of teaching evolution in school, a violation of state law, began in Dayton, Tenn., featuring a classic confrontation...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Protestant theologian John Calvin in 1509
- author/abolitionist Solomon Northup in 1808
- Danish-French artist Camille Pissarro in 1830
- painter James ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, July 10, the 191st day of 2019 with 174 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 10th, 1778, Louis XVI declared war on Great Britain.
A thought for the day: Ronald Reagan said democracy is worth dying for because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.