Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

Horoscope♉: 10/02/2019


You can get many things accomplished today. The energy is very high intensity. Be careful about manipulating others. No one appreciates being ordered about, so be tactful. Try not to put on a show of superior knowledge. People will resent you for it even if your intentions are good (and you’re right).: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: German Unity Day

Today’s Holiday:
German Unity Day

Unity Day celebrates the reunification of East and West Germany that took place on October 3, 1990. In setting the date of the official reunification, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl wanted to honor the historic events of November 1989, in which the government of East Germany resigned and thousands of citizens scaled the Berlin Wall and began to demolish it, but did not want to overshadow other important November observances. German Unity Day is observed with speeches, marches, and public events, including the government’s official Unity Day celebration street festival. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: John Ross (1790)

Today’s Birthday:
John Ross (1790)

The son of Scottish and Cherokee parents, Ross served in the War of 1812 under Andrew Jackson against the Creeks. Elected principal chief of the eastern Cherokee in 1828, he resisted government attempts to seize Cherokee farms and lands in Georgia and unsuccessfully petitioned Jackson to defend the tribe’s rights. In 1838, he was forced to lead his people on the infamously long, hard journey to the Oklahoma Territory. In Native American lore, this journey is known as what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World” (1951)

This Day in History:
“The Shot Heard ‘Round the World” (1951)

Late in the 1951 baseball season, the New York Giants trailed far behind their crosstown rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers, in the standings. However, the Giants went on a winning streak, and the two teams finished the regular season with identical 96-58 records. In the first two games of a three-game playoff series, the teams traded wins. In the bottom of game three’s ninth inning, the Giants were trailing 4-2 with two men on base when Bobby Thomson came to bat. What happened next? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Francis Bacon

Quote of the Day:
Francis Bacon

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Saint George and the Dragon

Article of the Day:
Saint George and the Dragon

The patron saint of England, Saint George is regarded as an early Christian martyr and one of the most prominent military saints. His historical existence is uncertain, but from the 6th century onward he was the subject of legends brought back from the East by returning Crusaders. According to tradition, George was a soldier and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian who rescued a Libyan king’s daughter from a dragon, which he killed in return for what promise from the: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: dark days

Idiom of the Day:
dark days

Times of extreme misfortune or difficulty. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: eyestrain

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) A tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem.

Synonyms: asthenopia

Usage: Extended computer use is a common cause of eyestrain.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch