On this day :
1884 First roller coaster in America opens, 1738 Patriot printer publisher and postmistress Mary Katharine Goddard born, 1903 Ford Motor Company incorporated, 1862 Union thwarted at the Battle of Secessionville, 1961 Russian ballet star Nureyev defects, 1999 SLA member captured after more than 20 years, 1896 Tsunami ravages Japanese coast, 1958 Leader of Hungarian uprising executed, 1963 First woman in space, 1977 Brezhnev is Soviet president, 1943 Charlie Chaplin marries Oona ONeill, 1904 James Joyce meets his future wife Nora, 1965 Bob Dylan records Like A Rolling Stone, 1890 Alaskan explorer Fred Fickett leaves Army, 1858 Lincoln warns that America is becoming a house divided, 1968 Lee Trevino wins his first US Open, 1961 Kennedy agrees to send instructors to train troops, 1965 More troops to be sent to Vietnam, 1970 Communists isolate Phnom Penh, 1918 Battle of the Piave River, 1940 Marshal Petain becomes premier of occupied France,

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1. What is markmythoughts.com all about?

Markmythoughts.com is a portal where you can write and save all your essays, stories, poems etc. and access them for your lifetime. It is your own book on the web. A book that never gets lost, never gets dumped in a trash can, never gets torn, and never gets washed off in the rain. You can even cherish your writings when you grow up. And when you grow up and have a family of your own, you can share it with your kids too.

2. Who can sign up on the site?

Anybody who loves to write can sign up on markmythoughts.com. We have kids/students, in particular, in mind. But if any of the adults feel that they have a child within them, they all are also welcome to write at markmythoughts.com.

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It’s well and good if you do have your own valid email id. However, if not then you can put in your parent’s active email id. The email id will be used to send emails to you regarding new topics, events etc. A verification email will also be sent to you on this email id after you register with us. After you activate your account by clicking on the link provided in the verification mail, only then your account will be active and ready to use.

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6. Will these articles be there on the site always?

Yes, forever.

7. Do I have to pay anything to be a registered user on markmythoughts.com?

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8. Can I access my articles even after I become an adult?

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