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George Washington Statue    First President George Washington
[1789 - George Washington is elected the first President of the United States]

Mark Hopkins    Educator Mark Hopkins
[1802 - Mark Hopkins, educator, born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts]

Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh    Aviator Charles Lindbergh    Hero Charles Lindbergh    Charles A. Lindbergh
[1902 - Charles A. Lindbergh, aviator, hero, born in Detroit, Michigan]

Writer MacKinlay Kantor    Writer MacKinlay Kantor
[1904 - MacKinlay Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, born in Webster City, Iowa]

Actor Eddie Foy, Jr.       Actor Eddie Foy, Jr.
[1905 - Eddie (Edwin Fitzgerald) Foy, Jr., actor, born in New Rochelle, New York]

Golfer Byron Nelson    Golf Great Byron Nelson
[1912 - (John) Byron Nelson, Jr., Golf Hall of Famer, born near Waxahachie, Texas]

Rights Hero Rosa Parks    Civil Rights Hero Rosa Parks
[1913 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, civil rights leader, born in Tuskegee, Alabama]

Actress Ida Lupino    Actress Ida Lupino
[1918 - Ida Lupino, actress, director, born in London]

Activist Betty Friedan    Activist Betty Friedan    Activist Betty Friedan
[1921 - Betty Friedan (Goldstein), feminist, author, NOW founder, born in Peoria, Illinois]

USO logo
USO Canteen at Penn Station
[1941 - The USO is chartered to provide recreational services to the US armed forces]

Yalta Conference
[1945 - The Yalta Conference commences]

Finally, Some Recognition

At some time in the future, every person will have a bust in a special Hall of Fame somewhere, and every thing will be on display in a Museum of Whatever, wherever.

William's Whimsical Words:

Unfortunately, because of administrative delay, almost all of the people will be long gone before they come up for consideration.

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