Thought for today: To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely — Jorge Louis Borges, Argentine author (1899-1986)


Thought for today: To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely — Jorge Louis Borges, Argentine author (1899-1986)

Today’s birthdays: Casimir III The Great, Polish king (1310-1370); Jacques-Louis David, French artist (1748-1825); Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician (1799-1855); Kaspar Hauser, German mystery youth (1812-1833); Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (1946--); Kristen Dunst, U.S. actress (1982--).

Today in history: In 1789, George Washington is inaugurated as the first president of the United States.