Archive for October 4th, 2020

Time To Review

Time To Review

on October 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Certainly every man at his best state is but vapor. —Psalm 39:5 At the age of 64, British novelist William Somerset Maugham decided that he had better write his autobiography, even though his health was still good. He did so and titled it The Summing Up. But why sum up your life at 64? “An occasional glance at the obituary […]

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Quote for Today

on October 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

I never give them hell. I just tell the truth, and they think it is hell. Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). The final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died […]

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October 4th in History

October 4th in History

on October 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Amun St. Francis of Assisi Saint Petronius of Bologna October 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) This is Cinnamon Roll Day or kanelbullens dag (Sweden), Day of Peace and Reconciliation […]

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Runyon’s Ear

Runyon’s Ear

on October 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, October 4, 2017, a date celebrated by Colorado-trained newspaper men and women of a certain age — such as myself — with a tip of the fedora, a swig of Coors at the stroke of noon, and nostalgic and stilted tough-guy lingo. On this day in 1880, the great Damon Runyon was born. His hometown was […]

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