GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SATURDAY, October 21, the 294th day of 2017 with 71 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:03 and sunset is @ 5:53. 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: 1797 – “Old Ironsides,” the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, was launched in Boston’s harbor.
1805 – The Battle of Trafalgar occurred off the coast of Spain. The British defeated the French and Spanish fleet.
1849 – The first tattooed man, James F. O’Connell, was put on exhibition at the Franklin Theatre in New York City, NY. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer