On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1881: Spelman College founded.
 
On this Day in History in 1965: 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 & injuring 5,000.
 
On this Day in History in 1775: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
 
On this Day in History in 1940: Andrew Ponzi set a world’s record in a New York pocket billiards tournament when he ran 127 balls straight.
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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1846: After the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown unified as the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Indurate
 
Definition: (v, adj)
 
1) To make hardy, inured, accustomed
 
2) To make callous or unfeeling
 
3) To become established
 
4) Hardened; callous; obstinate