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Violinist Antonio Vivaldi    Composer Antonio Vivaldi
[1678 - Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, composer, virtuoso violinist, born in Venice]

Vermont State Flag
[1791 - Vermont is admitted to the Union as the 14th state]

President Abraham Lincoln    16th President Abraham Lincoln
[1861 - Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as the sixteenth president of United States]

Coach Knute Rockne    Notre Dame Football Coach Knute Rockne
[1888 - Knute Rockne, College Football Hall of Fame coach, born in Voss, Norway]

Bridge teacher Charles H. Goren    Bridge Expert Charles H. Goren
[1901 - Charles Henry Goren, bridge guru, teacher, author, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Actor John Garfield    Actor John Garfield
[1913 - John Garfield (Jacob Julius Garfinkle), actor, born in New York City]

Margaret Osborne-duPont    Tennis Champion Margaret Osborne-duPont
[1918 - Margaret Osborne duPont, tennis champion, born in Joseph, Oregon]

Actress Joan Greenwood    Actress Joan Greenwood    Actress Joan Greenwood
[1921 - Joan Greenwood, actress, born in Chelsea, England]

USS Constitution underway under sail
[1925 - Congress approves USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" restoration]

Singer Miriam Makeba    South African Singer Miriam Makeba    South African Singer Miriam Makeba
[1932 - Miriam (Zensile) Makeba, singer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa]

Singer Barbara McNair    Singer, Actress Barbara McNair    Singer, Actress Barbara McNair
[1934 - Barbara Joan McNair, actress, singer, TV personality, born in Chicago]

Champion Driver Jim Clark    Jim Clark in a Lotus race car at Monaco    Formula 1 Great Jim Clark
[1936 - Jim Clark, Formula I and Indy race car driving champion, born in Kilmany, Scotland]

Stage Door Canteen with 1940 patrons    Stage Door Canteen performers
[1942 - The Stage Door Canteen opens on West 44th Street in New York City]

No Excuses

No one is interested in your explanation of why you failed to do the job,
Unless, you have already done it over and gotten it right.

William's Whimsical Words:

no whining
No whining either. The only good whine comes in a bottle.
wine bottle with cork screw

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