On August 1st, 1831, the London Bridge opened.
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A thought for the day: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. -- Irish author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
On this date in history:
In 1914, a U.S. ship sailed from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, officially opening the Panama Canal.
In 1935, humorist Will Rogers and pilot Wiley Post were killed when ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769
- Scottish novelist Walter Scott in 1771
- U.S. first lady Florence Harding in 1860
- British composer Samuel ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Aug. 15, the 228th day of 2020 with 138 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and ...Read More
On August 15th, 1519, Panama City was founded.
A thought for the day: When you are honest and open with young people, they let you in. -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Earvin Magic Johnson