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Ben Franklin's bifocals Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Nicolaus Copernicus    Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus
[1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernick), astronomer, born in Thorun, Royal Prussia]

Actor David Garrick    David Garrick as Richard III    Actor David Garrick
[1717 - David Garrick, Shakespearean actor, playwright, producer, born in Hereford, England]

Composer Luigi Boccherini
[1743 - Luigi Boccherini, composer, cellist,
born in Lucca, Italy]

Donner Party - Rescue of Survivors
[1847 - Rescuers from Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, reach the
Donner Party survivors]

Actor Cedric Hardwicke    Actor Cedric Hardwicke    Actor Cedric Hardwicke    Actor Cedric Hardwicke
[1893 - Sir Cedric (Webster) Hardwicke, actor, born in Lye, Worcestershire, England]

Louis Calhern    Actor Louis Calhern
[1895 - Louis Calhern (Carl Henry Vogt), actor, born in Brooklyn]

Dancer & Actor John W. Bubbles    Dancer & Actor John W. Bubbles
[1902 - John Bubbles (John William Sublett), dancer, actor, born in Louisville, Kentucky]

Actress Merle Oberon    Actress Merle Oberon
[1911 - Merle Oberon (Thompson), actress, born in Bombay (now Mumbai), British India]

Jockey Eddie Arcaro up on Citation    Jockey Eddie Arcaro    Jockey Eddie Arcaro up on Whirlaway
[1916 - Eddie (George) Arcaro, jockey (two Triple Crowns), born in Cincinnati, Ohio,]

Writer Carson McCullers    Carson McCullers' - The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
[1917 - Carson McCullers, writer, born in Columbus, Georgia]

Actor Lee Marvin    Actor Lee Marvin    Actor Lee Marvin
[1924 - Lee Marvin (Leo Marvin Steinman), Academy Award-winning Actor, born in New York City]

Director John Frankenheimer    Director John Frankenheimer
[1930 - John Michael Frankenheimer, director, born in New York City]

WW-II Japanese Relocation Order
[1942 - President Roosevelt signs Executive Order for Japanese American internment]

Singer Cass Elliot
[1943 - "Mama" Cass Elliot, singer, born
in Baltimore, Maryland]

[1945 - U.S. Marines with naval support land on Iwo Jima]
Iwo Jima - Marine landing force enroute to beach

Marines in Iwo Jima landing    Marines in Iwo Jima landing - pinned down on beach

[1945 - U.S. Marines on the Iwo Jima Beachhead]

Be A'Mused

The Muse by Moreau

Sometimes the Muse spends an hour with me, but mostly she prefers the company of another man, or woman.    Roman mythology figure

William's Whimsical Words:

An hour with the Muse is like an eternity.

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