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Ben Franklin's bifocals Saturday, February 9, 2008

President William Henry Harrison Ninth President William Harrison
[1773 - William Henry Harrison, 9th U.S. President, born in Charles City County, Virginia]

USS Constellation vs. l'Insurgente
[1799 - USS Constellation (Captain Truxtun) captures French l'Insurgente]

Writer George Ade
[1866 - George Ade, humorist, journalist, playwright, born in Kentland, Indiana]

United States Weather Bureau original building
[1870 - United States Weather Bureau authorized by Congress]

Poet Amy Lowell
[1874 - Amy Lowell, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, born in Boston]

Secretary of State Dean Rusk President Kennedy and Secretary Rusk
[1909 - Dean Rusk, Secretary of State for Kennedy & Johnson, born in Lickskillet, Georgia]

The Indianapolis Speedway Brickyard in 1911
[1909 - Founding of Brickyard; Indianapolis Motor Speedway is incorporated by Carl G. Fisher]

Hall of Fame Owner Bill Veeck Hall of Fame Owner Bill Veeck's Placque
[1914 - Bill (William Louis) Veeck, Jr., Baseball Hall of Fame owner, born in Chicago]

Gypsy Rose Lee
[1914 - Gypsy Rose Lee, actress, dancer, stripper, born in Seattle, Washington]

Brendan Behan - Irish playwright
[1923 - Brendan Behan, Irish dramatist, born in Dublin]

Senator Joseph McCarthy
[1950 - Senator Joseph McCarthy first says communists are in US State Department]

No Time hourglass running

time fast moving
Why is it that we never seem to have the time to do it right,
But we always have the time to do it over?

grandfather clock hourglass sand pouring

William's Whimsical Words:

No time like the present, and no present so great a gift as time.

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