Did you know…
… that today is Nellie Bly Around the World Day? New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began an attempt on this day in 1889 to surpass the fictitious journey of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in less than 80 days. Bly succeeded by finishing the journey the following January in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”