On November 8th, 1965, the British Indian Ocean Territory was formed.
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A thought for the day: John Wayne said, Talk low, talk slow -- and don't say too much.
On this date in history:
In 1861, the first major military engagement of the Civil War occurred at Bull Run Creek, Va.
In 1918, a German U-boat fired on the town of Orleans, Mass., on Cape Cod ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Composer Chauncey Olcott (When Irish Eyes Are Smiling) in 1858
- author Ernest Hemingway in 1899
- violinist Isaac Stern in 1920
- singer Kay Starr in 1922
Today is Saturday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2018 with 163 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus.
On July 21st, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon.
A thought for the day: Beauty is only skin deep but ugly goes clean to the bone. -- Dorothy Parker