On January 10th, 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly opened in London.
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A thought for the day: Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while. -- Kin Hubbard
On this day in history:
In 1768, Philip Astley, regarded as the father of the modern circus, staged the first event in an open field at what is now the Waterloo area of London.
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Those born on this date include:
- Women's suffrage and peace movement leader Carrie Chapman Catt in 1859
- pioneer psychologist John Watson in 1878
- Czech writer Karel Capek in 1890
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Today is Monday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2017 with 357 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 9th, 1929, the Seeing Eye was formed to train guide dogs.
A thought for the day: Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. -- Stephen Hawking