Thought for the Day
“We shall seek the truth
and endure the consequences.”
~ Charles Seymour
Charles Seymour (January 1, 1885 – August 11, 1963) was an American academic, historian and President of Yale University from 1937 to 1951.
Word For the Day: sedulous
- involving or accomplished with careful perseverance
- diligent in application or pursuit
active, assiduous, bustling, diligent, employed, engaged, hopping, industrious, laborious, occupied, busy, tied-up, working
- The sedulous stone mason laid each stone with precision and care.
- She was sedulous in her studies earning her scholarships and respect from her peers.
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- 1780 – Benedict Arnold commits treason against the America during the American Revolution
- 1897 – “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” is published in the New York Sun.
- 1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
- 1989 – Colin Powell – First African American appointed chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff.
- 1989 – Hurricane Hugo hits South Carolina with winds of 135 mph
- 1957 – “Perry Mason” with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
- 1866 – H. G. Wells, English writer (d. 1946)
- 1934 – Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and songwriter
- 1942 – U-Roy, Jamaican musician, toasting pioneer
- 1950 – Bill Murray, American comedian and actor
- 1971 – David Vetter, The Boy in the Bubble (d. 1984)
- 1979 – James Allan, Scottish singer (Glasvegas)
- 1981 – Rimi Sen, Indian actress
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