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Captain James Cook
[1778 - Captain James Cook is the first European
to discover the Hawaiian Islands]

Physician Peter Roget    Thesaurus Creater Peter Roget
[1779 - Peter Mark Roget, physician, scientist, lexicographer, born in London]

Lawyer Daniel Webster    Statesman Daniel Webster
[1782 - Daniel Webster, orator, lawyer, statesman, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire]

A.A. & Christopher Robin Milne    A.A. Milne - Winnie the Pooh Stories    Christopher Robin Milne    A.A. Milne
[1882 - A.A. (Alan Alexander) Milne, writer, born in Hampstead, London]

Oliver Hardy    Comedian Oliver Hardy    Laurel and Hardy Comedy    Comedian Oliver Hardy
[1892 - (Norvell) Oliver Hardy, comedian, born in Harlem, Georgia]

Actor Cary Grant    Actor Cary Grant
[1904 - Cary Grant (Archibald Alexander Leach), actor, born in Horfield, Bristol, England]

Scott's Party at South Pole
[1912 - Explorer Scott reaches the South Pole]

Comedian Danny Kaye    Dancer & Actor Danny Kaye    Comedian & Actor Danny Kaye's Oscar
[1913 - Danny Kaye (David Daniel Kaminski), comedian, dancer, singer, actor, born in Brooklyn]

Linebacker Joe Schmidt    Lion Linebacker Joe Schmidt    Detroit Lion Coach Joe Schmidt    Hall of Famer Joe Schmidt
[1932 - Joseph Paul 'Joe' Schmidt, Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, Detroit Lion coach, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]

Warsaw Jews being deported to Treblinka
[1943 - Germans resume the deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka Death Camp]

Fond Memories

Remember a time when you did not own a blood pressure monitor?

Remember a time when you did not own a blood sugar monitor?

Remember a time when the only thing that concerned you about your blood was that it remain within the confines of your body?

William's Whimsical Words:

Those were the days, my friend.

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