Articles by: Frank Neudecker

Quote for Today

on October 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest. J. G. Holland Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner’s Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, […]

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October 17th in History

October 17th in History

on October 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Andrew of Crete Catervus François-Isidore Gagelin (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) Ignatius of Antioch Marguerite Marie Alacoque (formerly) Rule of Andrew Richard Gwyn October 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National […]

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Quote for Today

on October 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison

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October 16th in History

October 16th in History

on October 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 76 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Air Force Day (Bulgaria) Boss’s Day (United States and Canada) Ada Lovelace Day (International) Christian Feast Day: Fortunatus of Casei Gall Gerard Majella Hedwig of Andechs Marguerite Marie Alacoque Marie-Marguerite d’Youville […]

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October 15th in History

October 15th in History

on October 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays around the World Christian Feast Day: Saint Teresa of Ávila (Doctor of Church) Saint Hedwig of Silesia Saint Thecla of Kitzingen October 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Tree Planting Day (Sri […]

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Quote for Today

on October 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington

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October 14th in History

October 14th in History

on October 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Angadrisma Fortunatus of Todi Joseph Schereschewsky (Episcopal Church (USA)) Pope Callixtus I October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Intercession of the Theotokos Day of the Cathedral of Living Pillar […]

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October 13th in History

October 13th in History

on October 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 13th is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Alexandrina of Balasar Edward the Confessor (translation) Gerald of Aurillac Our Lady of Fátima Theophilus of Antioch October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Fontanalia, in honor of Fontus. (Roman […]

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October 12th in History

October 12th in History

on October 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 12 is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Heribert of Cologne (private feast day) Wilfrid of York October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Children’s Day or Feast of Our Lady of Aparecida (Brazil) Discovery of America by […]

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October 11th in History

October 11th in History

on October 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays International Day of the Girl Child (International) General Pulaski Memorial Day (United States) Meditrinalia, in honor of Meditrina (Roman Empire) National Coming Out Day (multinational, including United Kingdom, Switzerland, and United […]

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October 10th in History

October 10th in History

on October 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 82 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Poland) Capital Liberation Day (Vietnam) Christian feast day: Cerbonius Daniel Comboni Paulinus of York (in England) Tanca Vida Dutton Scudder (Episcopal Church) Viktor of Xanten October 10 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on October 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt.” George Washington

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October 9th in History

October 9th in History

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 83 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Denis Dionysius the Areopagite Ghislain John Henry Newman John Leonardi Luis Beltran October 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Robert Grosseteste, Scholar, Bishop of Lincoln, d. 1253 AD (commemoration, Anglicanism) […]

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October 8th in History

October 8th in History

on October 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 84 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Palatias and Laurentia Pelagia (Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churces) San Ernesto, Che Guevara as a saint. (Bolivian campesinos) William Dwight Porter Bliss and Richard T. Ely (Episcopal […]

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Come To Me

Come To Me

on October 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger. —John 6:35 When Jesus lived on this earth, He invited people to come to Him, and He still does today (John 6:35). But what do He and His Father in heaven have that we need? Salvation. Jesus is the only way to have forgiveness of sin […]

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October 7th in History

October 7th in History

on October 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 85 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed Giuseppe Toniolo Justina of Padua (former) Osgyth Our Lady of the Rosary Pope Mark Sergius and Bacchus Henry Muhlenberg (Episcopal Church (USA)) October 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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Glenn Miller Orchestra – Moonlight Serenade & In the Mood

on October 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“Moonlight Serenade” is an American popular song with original music by Glenn Miller and subsequent lyrics by Mitchell Parish. It was originally named “Now I Lay Me Down To Weep.” When Miller recorded “Sunrise Serenade” in 1939, he placed this song on the back. It was an immediate phenomenon as an instrumental arrangement and was adopted as Miller’s signature tune. […]

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Fly The Flag

Fly The Flag

on October 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. —Ephesians 5:1 Queen Elizabeth II has reigned over the British Empire for more than 60 years. Her monarchy has been characterized by grace and class. She has diligently given her life to serve her people well, and as a result she is deeply loved and highly revered. So, you can understand the […]

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October 6th in History

October 6th in History

on October 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Armed Forces Day (Montenegro) Christian feast day: Blessed Marie Rose Durocher Blessed Juan de Palafox y Mendoza Bruno of Cologne Faith Mary Frances of the Five Wounds Pardulphus Sagar of Laodicea […]

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“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

on October 5, 2017, 8:22 AM / in History, People

As Abraham Lincoln’s station in life slowly improved over that of his poor relatives, Lincoln was frequently called upon for assistance. He always displayed a keen interest in the welfare of those who had been close to him in his youth, especially his stepmother, and gave liberally to their aid from his limited means. The following letter to his step […]

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