Friday, February 8, 2008
[1820 - William Tecumseh Sherman, General, USA, born in Lancaster, Ohio]
[1828 - Jules Verne, author, born in Nantes, France]
[1921 - Lana (Julia Jean) Turner, actress, born in Wallace, Idaho]
[1924 - First execution by lethal gas in America (Carson City, Nevada)]
[1925 - Jack Lemmon, Award-winning actor, born in Newton, Massachusetts]
[1926 - Audrey Meadows, Emmy Award-winning actress, born in China]
[1931 - James Dean, actor, born in Marion, Indiana]
[1949 - Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty sentenced to life imprisonment by Communist Court]
Bah, Bad News Blackout
Baa, bad news blackout
Have you pulled the wool?
Yes sir, Yes sir,
Some body bags full:
One for my master,
Another for his shame,
And one for the young Marine
Who once lived down the lane.
William's Whimsical Words:
Honoring the living is harder than honoring the dead.
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