This day in history April 10, 2019
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Started by metmike - April 10, 2019, 12:31 a.m.

Read em and remember and/or learn history. Pick a good one for us..........even if you're not carl (-:

837Halley's Comet makes its closest approach to Earth at a distance equal to 0.0342 AU (5.1 million kilometres/3.2 million miles).

I wondered how many people noticed (-:

Halley's Comet

"Halley's Comet or Comet Halley, officially designated 1P/Halley,[2] is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 75–76 years.[2][10][11][12] Halley last appeared in the inner parts of the Solar System in 1986 and will next appear in mid-2061.[13]

Halley's returns to the inner Solar System have been observed and recorded by astronomers since at least 240 BC. Clear records of the comet's appearances were made by Chinese, Babylonian, and medieval European chroniclers, but were not recognized as reappearances of the same object at the time. The comet's periodicity was first determined in 1705 by English astronomer Edmond Halley, after whom it is now named."

By carlberky - April 10, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
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1866 – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by Henry Bergh.

Bergh also prompted the formation, in 1874, of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.