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Writer Samuel Pepys
[1633 - Samuel Pepys, writer, born in London]

Composer George Frederick Handel    Composer George Frederick Handel    Composer George Frederick Handel
[1685 - George Frederick Handel, composer, born in Halle, Germany]

Educator Emma (Hart) Willard    Educator Emma (Hart) Willard
[1787 - Emma (Hart) Willard, pioneer in higher education for women, born in Berlin, Connecticut]

Poet John Keats
[1821 - John Keats, poet, dies of tuberculosis
at age 25 in Rome]

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. DuBois
[1868 - W.E.B. DuBois, civil rights leader, born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts]

Writer William Shirer    Writer William Shirer    Writer William Shirer's History
[1904 - William L. Shirer, journalist, historian, author, born in Chicago]

Olympic Champion Hurdler Lee Calhoun
[1933 - Lee Calhoun, Olympic & National Track
Hall of Fame hurdler, born in Laurel, Mississippi]

Iwo Jima - flag raising
[1945 - 5 Marines and a Navy corpsman raise the US Flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima]

Good Enough

What is Well and Truly done is Good Enough,
and stranger of this Warning take ye heed:
Demand not Perfection in what is Commonplace,
lest in striving for Perfection ye Succeed.

Bravo Flag Zulu Flag

William's Whimsical Words:

Forgiveness is the antidote for the poison of perfection.

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