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Famous Birthdays On 30 October

Ivanka Trump (1981-) Ivanka Trump, is an American businesswoman, television personality, fashion designer, and author. A former executive vice-president of the Trump Organization, she is more famously known as the

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Word Of The Day – Rue

Definition : to feel penitence, remorse, or regret for Did You Know? If you remember your high school French, or if you’ve ever strolled down the Rue de Rivoli in Paris,

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Word Of The Day – Cassandra

Definition 1: a daughter of Priam endowed with the gift of prophecy but fated never to be believed 2: one that predicts misfortune or disaster Did You Know? The story of Cassandra comes from

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Today In History – 29 October

Important Events 539 BC King Cyrus “the Great” of Persia marches into Babylon, freeing Jewish captives and allowing them to return home 1268 Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the German

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Today In History – 28 October

Important Events 1492 Christopher Columbus sights Cuba and claims it for Spain under the name “Juana” 1538 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on

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Word Of The Day – Dexterous

Definition 1: mentally adroit and skillful: clever 2: done with mental or physical skill, quickness, or grace: done with dexterity: artful 3: skillful and competent with the hands Did You Know? Dexterous comes from the Latin word dexter,

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Famous Birthdays On 28 October

Bill Gates (1955-) Bill Gates is an American business magnate and computer programmer who is the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company. Since the company’s formation in

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Today In History – 27 October

Important Events 312 Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross 1795 Pinckney’s Treaty [Treaty of San Lorenzo] signed by Spain and US, establishing the southern boundary

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Word Of The Day – Repine

Definition 1: to feel or express dejection or discontent: complaint 2: too long for something Did You Know? In longing, one can “repine over” something (“repining over her lost past”), or

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