An enhanced feeling of determination could motivate you today, Taurus. Finish the things that aren’t complete and make some plans for this evening. Don’t hesitate to take on something that feels complicated or big. Chances are you’ll be able to handle most anything and it will feel great when it’s finished. Enjoy your day by making the most of opportunity.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
In 1739, Cardinal Giulio Alberoni invaded the Republic of San Marino and occupied the country. The people of San Marino protested the occupation and appealed to the Vatican; the Pope recognized the rights of San Marino and on February 5, 1740, he restored the country’s independence. Today, San Marino celebrates Liberation Day on February 5 to mark the anniversary of their liberation. As part of the celebration, there is a public procession from the city of Borgo Maggiore to the capital city of San Marino proper. In addition, various civic celebrations take place throughout the day. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Aaron was the first US baseball player to hit more career home runs than Babe Ruth. After playing briefly in the Negro leagues and then in the minor leagues, Aaron moved up to the majors as an outfielder with the Milwaukee—later Atlanta—Braves in 1954 and was National League MVP in 1957. Upon breaking Ruth’s record in 1974, he was besieged by the media and badgered by racist letter-writers, and retired just two years later. Aaron’s home run record remained unbroken until when? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
This Day in History: United Artists Film Studio Is Founded (1919)
In 1919, four of the leading figures in Hollywood—Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, D.W. Griffith, and Douglas Fairbanks—decided to form their own film studio to better control their own work. Though initially successful, United Artists foundered as films became more expensive to produce. It was taken over in the 1950s and began to thrive again until the 80s, when it was bought by the studio MGM. What famous actor announced plans to resurrect United Artists in 2006 as part owner of the company? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
James the Just was an important figure in early Christianity whose exact relationship to Jesus has been the subject of much debate. Several early sources refer to him as the “brother” of Jesus, and scholars differ about whether he was a half-brother, cousin, or merely a brother in spirit like the other apostles. After Jesus’ crucifixion, James led the Christian movement as the first bishop of Jerusalem. What evidence exists to explain how James might or might not have been related to Jesus? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
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