On November 2nd, 1948, President Truman defeated Dewey in the Presidential election.
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A thought for the day: It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. -- Warren Buffett
On this date in history:
In 1799, the Rosetta Stone, which helped decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, was found in an Egyptian village by French soldiers.
In 1806, Zebulon Pike began an ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn in 1606
- poet Clement Clarke Moore, author of A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) in 1779
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Today is Sunday, July 15, the 196th day of 2018 with 169 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus.
On July 15th, 1799, the Rosetta Stone was discovered by Pierre-Francois Bouchard.
A thought for the day: Maybe this world is another planet's hell. -- Aldous Huxley