On January 25th, 2004, the Opportunity rover landed on Mars.
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A thought for the day: There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. -- U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
On this date in history:
In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second of King Henry VIII's six wives and mother of Queen Elizabeth I, was beheaded.
In 1588, the Spanish Armada, assembled to invade England, set ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Innocent XI in 1611
- philanthropist Johns Hopkins in 1795
- American-born Nancy Astor, the first female member of the British Parliament, in 1879
- ...Read More
Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2022 with 226 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. Evening star is Mercury.
On May 19th, 1897, Oscar Wilde was released after serving his sentence in Reading Gaol.
A thought for the day: I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war. -- Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to U.S. Congress