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: Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. -- founder of Pennsylvania William Penn
On this date in history:
In 1816, Indiana joined the United States as its 19th state.
In 1936, Britain's King Edward VIII abdicated to marry American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson. His brother ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Leo X in 1475
- U.S. statesman George Mason in 1725
- New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in 1882
- actor Vampira, born Maila Nurmi, in 1922
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Today is Wednesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2019 with 20 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 11th, 1872, P.B.S. Pinchback was sworn in as the first African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
A thought for the day: If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the...Read More