GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, August 21, the 233rd day of 2014 with 132 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:57 and sunset is @ 7:38. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1831 – Nat Turner launched a bloody slave insurrection in Southampton County, Virginia, hoping to lead his people out of slavery.