HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum decimum Kalendas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and Hesione, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Non deest spes (English: There is no lack of hope ... and see also the poem about hope below).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Caritas omnia potest (English: Love can do all things).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Damna fleo rerum, sed plus fleo damna dierum (English: I weep for things lost, but I weep more for days lost).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Qui fodit foveam, incidet in eam; et qui volvit lapidem, revertetur ad eumX (Proverbs 26:27). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Spes Me Erigit. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Veloces sunt latronum pedes.
Swift are the feet of thieves.
Sedendo et quiescendo anima efficitur sapiens.
By sitting and resting, the soul is made wise.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una book is Mures Duo, the famous story of the city mouse and the country mouse, with English versions here; you will also find the illustrations there which display in this animated gif: