On July 10th, 1778, Louis XVI declared war on Great Britain.
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On this date in history:
In 1894, Alfred Dreyfus was arrested for treason. He was accused of passing sensitive information regarding new advances in military technology to the Germans.
In 1912, John ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman poet Virgil in 70 B.C.
- German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1844
- U.S. first lady Edith Wilson in 1872
- English writer/humorist P.G. Wodehouse ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2019 with 77 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
A thought for the day: U.S. Gen. George S. Patton said, Do more than is required of you.