On January 25th, 2004, the Opportunity rover landed on Mars.
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A thought for the day: Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time. -- French writer Voltaire
On this date in history:
In 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in Rouen, France, at age 19. She had been convicted of wearing men's clothing.
In 1783, the Pennsylvania Evening Post became the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Russian jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé in 1846
- film director Howard Hawks in 1896
- voice actor Mel Blanc in 1908
- bandleader/clarinet virtuoso Benny Goodman ...Read More
Today is Saturday, May 30, the 151st day of 2020 with 215 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn.
On May 30th, 1574, Henry III became King of France.
A thought for the day: If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. -- President John F. Kennedy