On January 24th, 1984, the Apple Macintosh went on sale for the first time.
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A thought for the day: Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open. -- Scottish businessman Thomas Dewar
On this date in history:
In 1781, Britain's Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered with more than 7,000 troops to Gen. George Washington at Yorktown, Va., effectively ending the American War of Independence and ...Read More
Those born on this day include:
- Abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay in 1810
- motion picture pioneer Louis Lumiere in 1862
- newspaper columnist Jack Anderson in 1922
- English spy novelist ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2021 with 73 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On October 19th, 202 BC, the Battle of Zama ended in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal.
A thought for the day: The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are at their worst. -- Czech American tennis player Martina Navratilova