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Italian scientist,  (1564-1642), Galileo Galilei, (what a ring that man’s name has to it!) :

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.


English philosopher, (1748-1832), Jeremy Bentham:

Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.


British actress Jane Seymour (b.1951), celebrates her 65th birthday today:

Being creative is my idea of heaven. …What I love about watercolour is that a lot of happy accidents appear.


Other birthdays today include Matt Groening (b.1954); UK politician, Clare Short (b.1946) and artist William Scott, (1913-1989).

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On this day, in 1493, Christopher Columbus wrote an open letter about his voyage and discoveries, while aboard the sailing ship Niña; in 1965 , Canada adopted a new national flag design; in 1971, in the UK, decimilisation of coins was completed, known as Decimal Day; and in 2001, the science journal ‘Nature’ published the first draft of the complete human genome.