On July 10th, 1778, Louis XVI declared war on Great Britain.
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A thought for the day: Ronald Reagan said democracy is worth dying for because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
On this date in history:
In 1850, U.S. President Zachary Taylor died suddenly of cholera. He was succeeded by Millard Fillmore.
In 1868, the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Actor/singer Ed Ames in 1927 (age 92)
- English artist David Hockney in 1937 (age 82)
- actor Brian Dennehy in 1938 (age 81)
- actor Richard Roundtree in 1942 ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2019 with 175 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On July 9th, 1968, the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank was opened.
A thought for the day: No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. -- Elbert Hubbard