On January 25th, 2004, the Opportunity rover landed on Mars.
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A thought for the day: One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love. -- Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles
On this date in history:
In 1804, Napoleon crowned himself emperor of France.
In 1823, during his annual address to the U.S. Congress, President James Monroe proclaimed a new U.S. foreign policy ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French painter Georges-Pierre Seurat in 1859
- circus co-founder Charles Ringling in 1863
- opera singer Maria Callas in 1923
- former U.S. Secretary of State ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2023 with 29 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On December 2nd, 1848, Franz Joseph I became King of Austria.
A thought for the day: Canadian economist John Kenneth Galbraith wrote: The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal ...Read More