Day by Day

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Ponder this

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

~ Albert Camus

Historical happenings

2/27/18271st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans

2/27/1922 ~ US Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amendment to the US Constuituent – women’s right to vote

2/27/1927For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in South Carolina arrested for violating Sabbath

Day by Day

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Ponder this

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

~ Albert Camus

Historical happenings

2/26/1869 ~ 15th Amendment guaranteeing right to vote sent to states to ratify

2/26/1914 ~ HMHS Britannic, sister to the Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff, Belfast.

2/26/1990The Sandinistas are defeated in Nicaraguan elections.

Historical happenings

2/25/1793 ~ 1st US cabinet meeting, held at George Washington‘s home

2/25/1862 ~ Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln

2/25/19081st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens