Archive for October 13th, 2019

THE POEM

THE POEM

on October 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I knelt to pray but not for long, I had too much to do. I had to hurry and get to work For bills would soon be due. So I knelt and said a hurried prayer,  And jumped up off my knees. My Christian duty was now done My soul could rest at ease….. All day long I had no […]

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Quote for Today

on October 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“[W]e should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections. If an election is to be determined by a majority of a single vote, and that can be procured by a party through artifice or corruption, the Government may be the choice […]

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October 13th in History

October 13th in History

on October 13, 2019, 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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Near Miss

Near Miss

on October 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

The Earth-grazing meteoroid of 13 October 1990 entered the atmosphere aboveCzechoslovakia and Poland and, after 9.8 seconds, returned to space. Named EN131090, the 44-kilogram (97 lb) meteoroid was observed travelling 409 kilometres (254 mi) at a speed of 42 km/s (26 mi/s …. 93,600 miles per hour) by cameras of the European Fireball Network. Its apparent magnitude peaked at −6.3, several times brighter than Venus‘s […]

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‘A very dangerous situation’: 1 killed, 2 missing after New Orleans hotel construction site collapses

on October 13, 2019, 5:42 AM / in State News

One person was killed and two others are missing after a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning. “It’s a very dangerous situation,” Fire Superintendent Timothy McConnell said, adding that the building is “unstable,” and another collapse is possible. Officials tweeted about the second fatality late Saturday, saying the search and rescue operation would resume Sunday morning. The […]

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