On January 25th, 2004, the Opportunity rover landed on Mars.
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A thought for the day: Show me someone who never gossips, and I'll show you someone who isn't interested in people. -- American journalist Barbara Walters
On this date in history:
In 1513, Spanish explorer Vasco Balboa crossed the Isthmus of Panama and became the first known European to see the Pacific Ocean.
In 1690, the first American newspaper, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- HMS Bounty mutiny leader Fletcher Christian in 1764
- novelist William Faulkner in 1897
- painter Mark Rothko in 1903
- Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich in...Read More
Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020 with 97 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On September 25th, 1066, the Battle of Stamford Bridge marked the end of the Viking Era.
A thought for the day: You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. -- American author Jack London