July 22 Saint of the Day – Mary Magdalene

On this date in 1951, Dezik (Дезик) and Tsygan (Цыган, "Gypsy") became the first dogs in space. When they were asked later what it was like, however, they could only wag. “We need to send some people up,” their handlers suggested. Mary Magdalene (I Cent.) came from Magdala, a non-bustling non-metropolis on the shores of… Continue reading July 22 Saint of the Day – Mary Magdalene