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Be warned:in this very rich environment where you can immerse yourself so completely, your emotions will become engaged -- and not everyone is cognizant of that. Among the many excellent features of SL, there is no auto-return on hearts, so be wary of where your's wanders...
Popeye Day - he first appeared in the Thimble Theater comic strip on this day in 1929
The opening ceremony of Patras Carnival, celebrated until Clean Monday
The last quarter of the moon at 7:58 AM EST
ON THIS DAY IN ...
1377 – Pope Gregory XI reaches Rome, after deciding to move the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon.
1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean.
1584 - Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar
1773 – Captain James Cook leads the first expedition to sail south of the Antarctic Circle.
1779 - Captain James Cook's last notation in Discovery's ship's log
1904 – Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard receives its premiere performance at the Moscow Art Theatre.
1905 - Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer and C G Scannell in Chicago
1912 – British polar explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.
1923 - Origin of Brown lunation numbers
1928 - the first fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented
1946 – The UN Security Council holds its first session.
1950 – The Great Brink's Robbery: Eleven thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car company's offices in Boston.
1961 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the "military-industrial complex".
1969 - Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 5 lands
1976 - "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1
1979 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1980 - NASA launches Fltsatcom-3
2001 - President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain
2007 – The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea's nuclear testing. It is currently set to two minutes to midnight
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