Thursday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles still haven't lost a series
... for today include: historian Edward Gibbon (1737), philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), Morse code inventor Samuel Morse (1791), President Ulysses S. Grant (1822), composer Sergei Prokofiev (1891), baseball Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby (1896), ...
Today in History
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TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Samuel Morse (1791-1872), Morse code co-inventor; Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), soldier/18th U.S. president; Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963), baseball player; Enos Slaughter (1916-2002), baseball player; Jack Klugman (1922-2012), ...
On This Day in History
On April 27, 1993, Kuwait said it foiled an Iraqi plot to assassinate former President George H.W. Bush during his visit earlier in the month.
On this day: April 27
Benito Mussolini is arrested trying to escape Italy, an ailing Babe Ruth is honored at Yankee Stadium, construction begins on a new World Trade Center, and ...