On January 11th, 1908, the Grand Canyon National Monument was created.
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A thought for the day: The Constitution was not made to fit us like a straitjacket. In its elasticity lies its chief greatness. -- Woodrow Wilson
On this date in history:
In 1789, the first nationwide U.S. presidential election was conducted. Electors chosen by the voters unanimously picked George Washington as president and John Adams as vice president.<...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- silent screen actor Francis X. Bushman in 1883
- poet Robinson Jeffers in 1887
- actor Ray Bolger in 1904
- actor Paul Henreid in 1908
- Max ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2017 with 356 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 10th, 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly opened in London.
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