Daily Archives: October 15, 2019

Horoscope♉: 10/15/2019


You’re apt to feel rather tense today and blame it on boredom and discontent with your current life. You could spend much of the morning daydreaming, formulating outrageous plans to escape what you see as a rut. While doing this you might discover an idea that’s not only appealing but also workable. Consider it carefully over the next few days. You might want to go for it!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: World Food Day

Today’s Holiday:
World Food Day

Proclaimed in 1979 by the conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, World Food Day is designed to heighten public awareness of the world food problem and to promote cooperation in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. October 16 is the anniversary of the founding of the FAO in Rome, Italy, in 1945. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: William Orville Douglas (1898)

Today’s Birthday:
William Orville Douglas (1898)

Douglas, a US Supreme Court justice and author, practiced and taught law early in his career, before becoming a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 1936. As SEC chairman, he engineered the reorganization of US stock exchanges, instituted measures aimed at protecting small investors, and began government regulation of the sale of securities. In 1939, the president appointed him to the Supreme Court. For what controversial act did Congress attempt to impeach Douglas? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Marie Antoinette Guillotined (1793)

This Day in History:
Marie Antoinette Guillotined (1793)

The daughter of Austrian Archduchess Maria Theresa and Holy Roman Emperor Francis I, Marie Antoinette was the queen of France and wife of King Louis XVI. Her devotion to Austria, reputation for extravagance, and connection to scandals made her unpopular and helped to provoke the French Revolution. After the storming of the Tuileries palace, she and Louis were accused of treason. The king was executed, and Marie was tried, found guilty, and guillotined. Did she really say “Let them eat cake”? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Anna Sewell

Quote of the Day:
Anna Sewell

Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare, or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don’t know. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Mesa Verde National Park

Article of the Day:
Mesa Verde National Park

Located in southwestern Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park was established in 1906 to preserve prehistoric Native American cliff dwellings. It occupies a high tableland area of 52,085 acres (21,078 hectares) and contains hundreds of pueblo ruins up to 13 centuries old, spanning four archaeological periods. The largest and most striking of the multistoried apartments built under overhanging cliffs is Cliff Palace. Excavated in 1909, it contains hundreds of rooms and many kivas, which are what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: do the right thing

Idiom of the Day:
do the right thing

To act or behave correctly, appropriately, or with the best intentions. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: bemoan

Word of the Day:

Definition: (verb) Regret strongly.

Synonyms: bewail, deplore, lament

Usage: When he is under the depressing influence of the after-consequences, he bemoans his sufferings and his errors, and charges them both upon me.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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