On July 21st, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon.
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A thought for the day: Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North, the birthplace of valor, the country of worth! Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands for ever I love. -- Scottish poet ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1850, the U.S. Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, allowing slave owners to reclaim slaves who escaped into another state.
In 1927, the Columbia Broadcasting System was...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English poet/lexicographer Samuel Johnson, writer of the first English dictionary, in 1709
- Pope Gregory XVI in 1765
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story in ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2021 with 104 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus...
On September 18th, 1809, the Royal Opera House in London opened.
A thought for the day: Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers' sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a White mother's son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest. -- American civil ...Read More