On January 22nd, 1905, Bloody Sunday took place in in St. Petersburg.
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A thought for the day: The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. -- American writer Ralph Waldo ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1787, with George Washington presiding, the first regular session of the Constitutional Convention, which drew up the Constitution of the United States, convened at Independence Hall ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Poet/philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1803
- YMCA leader/Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Mott in 1865
- dancer Bill Bojangles Robinson in 1878
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Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 145th day of 2022 with 220 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 25th, 1940, the Battle of Dunkirk began.
A thought for the day: I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all. -- British Queen Victoria