Friday, January 6, 2017
[1412 - Joan of Arc (Jeanne D'Arc), heroine, born in Domremy, France]
[1799 - Jedediah Strong Smith, trader, explorer, mountain man, born in Jericho, New York]
[1878 - Carl Sandburg, author, poet, historian, born in Galesburg, Illinois]
[1880 - Tom (Thomas Hezikiah) Mix, western silent film actor, born in Mix Run, Pennsylvania]
[1882 - Samuel T. Rayburn, (D-TX), Speaker of the House
(1940-57), born in Roane County, Tennessee]
[1912 - Danny Thomas ( Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz), Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian, born in Deerfield, Michigan]
[1913 - Loretta (Gretchen Michaela) Young, Academy & Emmy Award-winning actress, born in Salt Lake City]
[1920 - Early 'Gus' Wynn, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, born in Hartford, Alabama.]
[1924 - Earl Eugene Scruggs, musician (banjo), born in Shelby, North Carolina]
[1925 - John Zachary DeLorean, automobile industry innovator, born in Detroit]
[1926 - Mickey (Miklos) Hargitay, bodybuilder, actor, born in Budapest, Hungary]
Drink when thirsty.
Sleep when tired.
Eat when hungry.
Write whenever you can.