On August 3rd, 1958, the USS Nautilus traveled under the Arctic ice cap.
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A thought for the day: Here is the truth: The Earth is round, Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11, Elvis is dead, Obama was born in the United States -- and the climate crisis is real. -- U.S. Vice President Al Gore<...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1540, the Society of Jesus, known as the Jesuits, was chartered by the Roman Catholic Church.
In 1825, in England, George Stephenson operated the first locomotive to pull a...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Statesman Samuel Adams in 1722
- political cartoonist Thomas Nast in 1840
- magician Harry Blackstone Sr. in 1885
- actor Jayne Meadows in 1919
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Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2021 with 95 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On September 27th, 1825, the Stockton and Darlington Railway opened, becoming the first permanent steam locomotive railway.
A thought for the day: When we say 'peace on earth,' we can sing about it, preach about it, or pray about it, but if we have not internalized the mythology to make it happen inside of us, then it will not be. -- American ...Read More