On January 24th, 1984, the Apple Macintosh went on sale for the first time.
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A thought for the day: Alas! Time leaves the marks of his rough fingers upon all things. -- British abolitionist Ignatius Sancho
On this date in history:
In 1789, Georgetown College was founded in Georgetown, Md., which later would be part of the District of Columbia.
In 1845, the U.S. Congress decided that all national ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- American patriot John Hancock in 1737
- French author Stendhal, a pseudonym for Marie-Henri Beyle, in 1783
- French Impressionist painter Edouard Manet in 1832
Today is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2023 with 342 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On January 23rd, 1789, Georgetown College became the first Catholic college in the United States.
A thought for the day: Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? -- U.S. political dynasty matriarch Rose Kennedy