Daily Archives: October 6, 2019

Horoscope♉: 10/06/2019


Add a bit of spice in your life by engaging in spontaneous activities. It’s time to get out and enjoy more of the world. Explore those things that are inherently different from what you’d expect to find. Pick the closed door instead of the open one through which you can see to the other side.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: World Space Week

Today’s Holiday:
World Space Week

In 1999 the United Nations designated October 4 through October 10 as World Space Week. The week celebrates the contributions that space science and technology have made to improving life on Earth. October 4 was chosen to commemorate the former U.S.S.R.’s October 4, 1957, launch of Sputnik, the first manmade satellite in space. October 10 honors the 1967 signing of the U.N. Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Caesar Rodney (1728)

Today’s Birthday:
Caesar Rodney (1728)

Rodney was a key American Revolutionary leader. As a member of the Continental Congress, when he heard of the deadlock on the vote for independence, he rode 80 miles through a thunderstorm to arrive in Philadelphia “in his boots and spurs” on July 2, 1776—just in time to cast the decisive vote in favor of independence. The wording of the Declaration of Independence was approved two days later, and Rodney became a signatory on August 2. Soon after, he was elected president of what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: William II Becomes King of the Netherlands (1840)

This Day in History:
William II Becomes King of the Netherlands (1840)

William served in the Peninsular War, was wounded at Waterloo, and led the Dutch army in the Belgian revolution after his father failed to approve his conciliation efforts. Called to the throne upon his father’s abdication in 1840, William was immediately confronted with a financial crisis, which was solved by raising a “voluntary loan” among the people. A conservative leader, he resisted constitutional revision until the revolutionary spirit of 1848 induced him to grant what desired reforms? 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

If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: ALH84001

Article of the Day:

ALH84001 is a Martian meteorite that was found in Allan Hills, Antarctica, in 1984. It made headlines in 1996, when it was announced that it could contain trace evidence of Martian life in the form of fossils of bacteria-like life forms. There has since been much debate about whether the structures in question are truly evidence of extraterrestrial life. Some believe that the microfossils resulted from contamination by earthly biofilms. How long was ALH84001 on Earth before it was discovered? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: dead last

Idiom of the Day:
dead last

In last place, especially by a wide margin, as for a race or other competition. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: espial

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) The act of detecting something; catching sight of something.

Synonyms: catching, detection, spotting, spying

Usage: Laure refused to condescend to an act of espial which no curiosity could justify, and she consequently became the object of much reprobation.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch