On July 30th, 1733, the first Freemasons lodge was opened in what would become the United States.
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A thought for the day: When you are honest and open with young people, they let you in. -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Earvin Magic Johnson
On this date in history:
In 1784, Grigory Shelikhov, a Russian fur trader, founded the first permanent Russian settlement in Alaska on Kodiak Island.
In 1900, about 2,000 U.S. Marines joined with ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Pius VII in 1742
- American West figure Doc Holliday in 1851
- writer Ernest Thayer in 1863
- writer Russell Baker in 1925
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Today is Friday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2020 with 139 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On August 14th, 1808, the Cologne Cathedral in Germany was completed.
A thought for the day: Your name is the most important thing you own. Don't ever do anything to disgrace or cheapen it. -- American golfer Ben Hogan