Daily Archives: September 30, 2019

Horoscope♉: 09/30/2019


Romance blossoms for you today. If you’re single, a walk around the neighborhood could put you in touch with someone new and exciting. If you’re involved, you and your significant other could plan a trip out of town, perhaps a weekend getaway. The trip may be partly related to business. This is a great time to write, even if it’s only a letter to a relative.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Nigeria National Day

Today’s Holiday:
Nigeria National Day

Also known as Independence Day, this national holiday commemorates the autonomy of Nigeria that officially began October 1, 1960, after being under British control since 1900. Nigeria became a federal republic with a new constitution on October 1, 1963. In 1966 some military officers staged a coup and ruled until other army officers overthrew them in 1975. Civilian rule was restored on the anniversary of freedom, October 1, 1979. The city of Lagos was the capital until 1986, when the government center moved to Abuja. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews (1935)

Today’s Birthday:
Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews (1935)

Andrews is a British actress and singer best known for her roles in films such as The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins, for which she won an Academy Award. However, she was first a Broadway musical star. She made her London debut at age 12 in a revue and her New York City stage debut seven years later. She went on to originate the roles of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and Guinevere in Camelot. She also made several films with her director husband. Who was he? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Stanford University Officially Opens (1891)

This Day in History:
Stanford University Officially Opens (1891)

California’s Stanford University is one of the most prestigious universities in the US. It has extensive research facilities and places a strong emphasis on scientific, technological, and social science research. It was established in 1891 by American railroad builder, politician, and philanthropist Leland Stanford and his wife, as a memorial to their son, Leland Stanford, Jr., who died of typhoid in 1884 at age 15. In fact, the official name of the school is still what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Charles Dickens

Quote of the Day:
Charles Dickens

When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Saladin

Article of the Day:

Saladin was a Muslim warrior of Kurdish descent and the first Ayyubid sultan of Egypt and Syria. He was the nemesis of the Crusaders but nevertheless became a celebrated figure in Europe for his chivalrous ways. He united Egypt, Syria, northern Mesopotamia, and Palestine, and his reputation as a virtuous but firm ruler rekindled Muslim resistance to the Crusades. In 1187, he defeated the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, shocking Europe and prompting the Third Crusade, which pitted him against whom? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: cut from whole cloth

Idiom of the Day:
cut from whole cloth

Completely fictional or utterly false; totally made up. A reference to tailors who would falsely advertise garments being “cut out of whole cloth,” when in reality, they were pieced together from different cuts. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: caravansary

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) An inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans.

Synonyms: khan

Usage: A steady stream of travelers both arriving and leaving kept the caravansary bustling well into the night.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch