Day by Day

Ponder this

Be obscure clearly.

~ E. B. White

Historical happenings

4/26/1777 ~  Sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia

4/26/1937 ~ German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain

4/26/1945World War II: Battle of Bautzen – last successful German tank-offensive of the war and last noteworthy victory of the Wehrmacht.

Historical happenings

4/25/1792 ~ Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas Pelletier

4/25/1846 ~ Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.

4/25/1933 ~ US & Canada drop Gold Standard

Ponder this

Instant gratification takes too long.

~ Carrie Fisher

Day by Day

This will bring you up to date on all the Day by Day posts for the last week.

Ponder this

We are all born mad. Some remain so.

~ Samuel Beckett