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A thought for the day

Dec/04/2016

A thought for the day: Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody. -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar





Other Notable Events for December 4

Dec/04/2016

On this date in history:In 1881, the Los Angeles Times published its first edition.In 1942, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered liquidation of the Works Progress Administration, created during the Great Depression to provide work for the ...





Notable Birthdays for December 4

Dec/04/2016

Those born on this date include: - Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle in 1795 - English novelist Samuel Butler in 1835 - actor/singer Lillian Russell in 1861 - Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in 1892 - U.S. Marines fighter ace Gregory Pappy ...





Astronomy

Dec/04/2016

Today is Sunday, Dec. 4, the 339th day of 2016 with 27 to follow. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.





This Day in History, December 4

Dec/04/2016

On December 4th, 1110, the Crusaders conquered Sidon in the First Crusade.





A thought for the day

Dec/03/2016

A thought for the day: Robert F. Kennedy said, The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.





Other Notable Events for December 3

Dec/03/2016

On this date in history:In 1818, Illinois was admitted as the 21st state in the United States.In 1833, Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college in the United States, opened with an enrollment of 29 men and 15 women.In 1929, ...





Notable Birthdays for December 3

Dec/03/2016

Those born on this date include: - Presidential portrait painter Gilbert Stuart in 1755 - Civil War-era Gen. George B. McClellan in 1826 - U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist Cleveland Abbe, who initiated daily weather bulletins, in 1838 - English ...





Astronomy

Dec/03/2016

Today is Saturday, Dec. 3, the 338th day of 2016 with 28 to follow. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.





This Day in History, December 3

Dec/03/2016

On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.