GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, August 04, the 213th day of 2017 with 152 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:39 and sunset is @ 8:01. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1735 – Freedom of the press was established with an acquittal of John Peter Zenger. The writer of the New York Weekly Journal had been charged with seditious libel by the royal governor of New York. The jury said that “the truth is not libelous.” Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer