On November 21st, 1916, the HMHS Britannic sank into the Aegean Sea.
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A thought for the day: The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. -- Russian writer Leo Tolstoy
On this date in history:
In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
In 1910, the Plan de San Luis Potosi was issued by Francisco I. Madero calling for the overthrow of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Pius VIII in 1761
- Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, first commissioner of baseball, in 1866
- astronomer Edwin Hubble in 1889
- author Nadine Gordimer in ...Read More
Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020 with 41 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.
On November 20th, 1917, the Battle of Cambrai in World War I began.
A thought for the day: Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. -- Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi