This Day in History

USS Constellation

October 13th in History

US Navy founded! In other news, the Zero Meridian is established, Lillie Langtry and Lenny Bruce are born, Emperor Claudius and Ed Sullivan die, and it's Skeptics Day (if you can believe it)!

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Quote of the Day

"The monuments of wit survive the monuments of power."

Sir Francis Bacon, philosopher born January 22, 1561