Daily Archives: November 2, 2019

Watch “Schubert: Piano Sonata No.18 in G Major Op. 78, D.894 (Arkady Volodos)” on YouTube

Watch “Ana Vidović – Guitar Artistry in Concert” on YouTube

Watch “Dvorak – Romance in F major for piano and violin, Op.11 (Peter Lang)” on YouTube

Watch “George Enescu: Rapsodia Română nr. 1 în La major şi Rapsodia Română nr. 2 în Re major” on YouTube

Horoscope♉: 11/02/2019


Your mind may turn toward intellectual pursuits that you have been too busy to investigate. Today your mind is so quick and your curiosity so high that you won’t resist even if other things interfere. Books, films, websites, or any information on your subject provide fodder for thought. Conversations with friends also prove intriguing.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Meiji Setsu

Today’s Holiday:
Meiji Setsu

This day was formerly observed as the birthday of the Emperor Meiji (1852-1912), who ruled Japan from 1868 until his death. Meiji Tenno abolished feudalism, raised the people’s standard of living, and secured Japan’s reputation as a great world power. It was during his reign that a constitution was adopted, a parliament was convened, civil and criminal laws were codified, and an educational system was established. Railways were built, and electric lights and telephones were put into use. Today, November 3 is still a national holiday, but it is known as Bunka-no-Hi, or Culture Day. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Bronislau “Bronko” Nagurski (1908)

Today’s Birthday:
Bronislau “Bronko” Nagurski (1908)

Named an All-American at the University of Minnesota in 1929 as both a tackle and fullback, Nagurski turned pro to play for the National Football League’s Chicago Bears, becoming the archetypical pile-driving fullback of the 1930s. Although he was never the league’s rushing leader, Nagurski was nearly impossible to stop without a gain and often dragged multiple tacklers with him before going down. In addition to football, Nagurski competed in what other sport on a professional level? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce, now The Times of India, Is Founded (1838)

This Day in History:
The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce, now The Times of India, Is Founded (1838)

The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce was established in 1838. Since then, both the name of the newspaper and the name of the city have changed. In 1861, 134 years before Bombay was renamed Mumbai, the paper was renamed The Times of India. Today, The Times of India, an English-language daily, has the largest circulation of any English-language newspaper in the world. How many copies of each edition are printed every day? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Charles Darwin

Quote of the Day:
Charles Darwin

The scene, as beheld through the hazy atmosphere of this climate, is one of great interest; if, indeed, a person, fresh from sea, and who has just walked, for the first time, in a grove of cocoa-nut trees, can be a judge of anything but his own happiness. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Mobile Phone Throwing

Article of the Day:
Mobile Phone Throwing

Mobile phone throwing is a sport in which participants throw mobile phones and are judged on distance or technique. Started in Finland in 2000, competitive phone throwing has since spread to several other countries, with contests being held as far away as the UK and the US. Many of the events promote the recycling of old phones. In most national events, winners gain an entry to the world championship. How far have top competitors hurled their mobile phones? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: fall off the back of a truck

Idiom of the Day:
fall off the back of a truck

Of goods or merchandise, to be acquired by illegal or dubious means; to come into (someone’s) possession without being paid for. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: cantata

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.

Synonyms: oratorio

Usage: Instead of the band a choir began singing a cantata composed by Paul Ivanovich Kutuzov.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Watch “Johann Strauss II – Egyptian March, Op. 335” on YouTube

Watch “Alexander Borodin – Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances, Tańce Połowieckie” on YouTube

Watch “Paul Dukas – L’Apprenti Sorcier” on YouTube

Watch “Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Op. 46” on YouTube