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Designer Gloria Vanderbilt (b.1924):

The heart of another is a dark forest.


Author Richard Matheson (1926-2013):

If it seems incomprehensible it’s only because we don’t understand it yet.


Politician Gordon Brown, (b.1951):

We spend more on cows than the poor.


Other birthdays today include Rhianna, Kurt Cobain, Cindy Crawford, George Smoot, and Joseph Jefferson.

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On this day, in 1547, Edward VI was crowned King of England; in 1835 an earthquake destroyed the town of Concepcion in Chile at it’s relocated site (the town relocated in 1751 following several earthquakes and rebuilding at the original location) in 1872; the museum of modern Art opened in New York; in 1877, the ballet Swan lake premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre in Russia; in 1909 the Futurist Manifesto was published; and in 2013, Kepler-7b, the smallest extrasolar planet, was discovered.