On December 7th, 1732, the Royal Opera House opened at Covent Garden, London.
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A thought for the day: If you focus on success, you'll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed. -- Deepak Chopra
On this date in history:
In 1805, in one of history's greatest naval battles, the British fleet under Adm. Horatio Nelson defeated the combined French-Spanish fleet at Trafalgar off the coast of Spain.
- Swedish chemist and industrialist Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize, in 1833
- jazz trumpeter John Dizzy Gillespie in 1917
- baseball Hall of Fame member Whitey Ford in 1928 (...Read More
Today is Sunday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2018 with 71 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On October 21st, 1959, the Guggenheim Museum opened in New York.
A thought for the day: Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.-- Dr. Joyce Brothers