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Ben Franklin's bifocals Sunday, February 9, 2014

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

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

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

United States Weather Bureau original building    National Weather Service logo
[1870 - United States Weather Bureau (now National Weather Service) is authorized by Congress]

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

Actor Ronald Colman    Actor Ronald Colman    Actor Ronald Colman
[1891 - Ronald (Charles) Colman, Academy Award-winning actor, born in Richmond, Surrey, England]

Actor Brian Donlevy    Actor Brian Donlevy
[1901 - (Waldo) Brian Donlevy, actor, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland]

Secretary of State Dean Rusk    Secretary of State Dean Rusk
[1909 - Dean Rusk, Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia]

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

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

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

Actress Kathryn Grayson    Actress Kathryn Grayson    Actress Kathryn Grayson
[1922 - Kathryn Grayson (Zelma Hednick), actress, singer, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina]

Writer Brendan Behan    Brendan Behan    Brendan Behan - Irish playwright
[1923 - Brendan Behan, drinker, writer, dramatist, poet, revolutionary, born in Dublin]

Senator Joseph McCarthy
[1950 - Senator Joseph McCarthy claims communists have infiltrated
The US State Department]

No Time     hourglass sand running fast

clock 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?

a grandfather clock       hourglass sand pouring slowly

William's Whimsical Words:

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

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