On January 11th, 1908, the Grand Canyon National Monument was created.
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A thought for the day: The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
On this date in history:
In 1775, in a speech supporting the arming of the Virginia militia, Patrick Henry declared, Give me liberty or give me death.
In 1909, Theodore Roosevelt begins his post-...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pirate Capt. William Kidd in 1645
- culinary expert Fannie Farmer in 1857
- Czech writer Josef Capek in 1887
- psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in 1900
- actor ...Read More
Today is Thursday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017 with 283 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Mars.
On March 23rd, 1775, Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech at St. John's Church in Richmond, VA.
A thought for the day: George McGovern said, I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.