On November 21st, 1916, the HMHS Britannic sank into the Aegean Sea.
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A thought for the day: I love that synergy between being entertainers and having people respond. There's no greater reward. -- American actor Ming-Na Wen
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 Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2023 with 41 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On November 20th, 1917, the Battle of Cambrai in World War I began.
A thought for the day: I don't think of myself as being a woman and having anything to prove. -- American astronaut Eileen Collins