On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
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On October 19th, 202 BC, the Battle of Zama ended in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal.
A thought for the day: If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. -- Charles Darwin
On this day in history:
In 1776, the border between Maryland and Pennsylvania was established. Dubbed the Mason-Dixon line, it became the unofficial boundary between North and South.
In 1851, Moby-...Read More
Those born on this day include:
- Toy company founder Frederick August Otto Schwarz in 1836
- novelist Fannie Hurst in 1889
- former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in 1919
- singer Anita...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2017 with 74 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On October 18th, 1922, the BBC was founded.