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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[1841 - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Associate Justice
Supreme Court, born in Boston, Massachusetts]

Writer Stuart Chase
[1888 - Stuart Chase, economist, engineer, writer,
born in Somersworth, New Hampshire]

Louise Beavers    Actress Louise Beavers
[1902 - Louise Beavers, actress, born in Cincinnati, Ohio]

Actress Claire Trevor    Actress Claire Trevor
[1909 - Claire Trevor (Wemlinger), Academy Award-winning actress, born in Brooklyn]

[1917 - Russian February Revolution begins]

Dancer & Actress Cyd Charisse
[1921 - Cyd Charisse (Tula Ellice Finklea), dancer,
actress, born in Amarillo, Texas]

Carl Furillo with Walter O'Malley
[1922 - Carl (Anthony) Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger outfielder, born in Stony Creek Mills, Pennsylvania]

Top Ref Mendy Rudolph
[1928 - Marvin 'Mendy' Rudolph, NBA basketball
chief referee, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Early Daytona race
[1936 - First stock-car race is run at the Daytona Speedway]

Danang - Marines landing in 1965
[1965 - First major US Marine units land at Danang, South Vietnam]

Success #2

Success in life can be measured by how closely what you do approximates who you are.

Churchill with FDR  Bob Hope with troops  JFK
MLK  Lincoln's last sitting  Ty Cobb
Admiral Nimitz   Frank Sinatra   Jim Thorpe

William's Whimsical Words:

Take care what career thou chooseth to pursue.

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