THOUGHT OF THE DAY
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
FACT OF THE DAY
During the coronavirus pandemic, PornHub offered Italians who were lockdown free access to premium content to encourage Italians to stay home.
WHAT HAPPENED TODAY IN HISTORY
1895 Through the will drawn up by Alfred Bernhard Nobel—the Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist who invented dynamite and other, more powerful explosives—the Nobel Prizes were established on this day in 1895.
2006 Ballon d’Or: Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus/Real Madrid) is named best football player in Europe ahead of Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Arsenal forward Thierry Henry