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(Your God will come…) Water will gush forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert. The burning sand will become a pool, the thirsty ground bubbling springs. In the haunts where jackals once lay, grass and reeds and papyrus will grow. Isaiah 35.4, 6-7

1626: Manhattan island was bought from local Indians by Dutch settler Peter Minuit for trinkets worth about 25 dollars.

1840: The first postage stamp – the Penny Black – was issued by the Post Office for use.

1895: Rudolph Valentino, Italian heartthrob of the silent screen, was born in Castellane­ta, Italy.

1937: The German airship Hindenburg exploded at its moorings in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 of the 97 people aboard.


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