On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
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A thought for the day: Your name is the most important thing you own. Don't ever do anything to disgrace or cheapen it. -- Ben Hogan
On this date in history:
In 1784, the Methodist Church was chartered by John Wesley.
In 1844, an explosion rocked the war steamer USS Princeton after it test-fired one of its guns. The blast killed or...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French essayist Michel de Montaigne in 1533
- journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht in 1894
- chemist and physicist Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize (...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2017 with 306 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On February 28th, 1827, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was chartered.
A thought for the day: Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before. -- Champion speed skater Bonnie Blair