GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, August 10, the 222nd day of 2014 with
143 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:45 and sunset is @
7:54. The Full Sturgeon Moon is exact @ 2:10 PM. The morning stars are
stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars
are Mars & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1821 – Missouri became the 24th state, and the first
located entirely west of the Mississippi River.
1833 – The city of Chicago was incorporated as a village.
1846 – Congress chartered the Smithsonian Institution, named after
English scientist James Smithson, whose bequest had made it possible.
1921 – Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio at his summer
home on the Canadian island of Campobello.
1948 – “Candid Camera” premiered on TV.
1949 – The National Military Establishment was renamed the Department
1969 – Leno LaBianca and Rosemary LaBianca were murdered in their Los
Angeles home by members of Charles Manson’s cult, one day after
actress Sharon Tate and four other people were slain.
1993 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as the second female justice
on the Supreme Court