On January 27th, 1606, the trial of Guy Fawkes began.
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In 1531, an earthquake in Lisbon, Portugal, killed more than 20,000 people.
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- Levi Strauss, who created the world's first pair of denim blue jeans, in 1829
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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2020 with 309 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Saturn. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On February 26th, 1797, the Bank of England issued the first pound note.
A thought for the day: American comedian Jay Leno said, When you work with your hands, you learn to appreciate how easy it is to earn money talking.