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William Blake

Source: Nature Quote of the Day
"If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out."

Word Trivia

passion

Source: Word Trivia

acokoinonia - Sex without passion or desire. More...

excandescence - The state of being glowing hot, anger or passion. More...

incense - Once meant to kindle any passion, good or bad. More...

wrangle - To wrangle can mean "to scream with passion." More...

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This Day in History

Historical Events for 19th January 2021

Source: Historical Events | OnThisDay.com

1939 - Ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record of 4.4 sec
1940 - The Three Stooges film "You Nazty Spy!" about the Nazis released with the disclaimer "Any resemblance between the characters in this picture and any persons, living or dead, is a miracle."
1941 - British troops occupies Kassalaf, Sudan
1947 - SS Himera runs aground at Athens, kills 392
1955 - 1st presidential news conference filmed for TV (Eisenhower)
1971 - "No, No Nanette" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 861 performances
1993 - STS-54 (Endeavour) lands
2003 - NFC Championship, Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia: Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Philadelphia Eagles, 27-10
2013 - Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover
2020 - NFC Championship, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara: San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay Packers, 37-20

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