Sunday, March 16, 2014
[1751 - James Madison, 4th President, born in Port Conway, Virginia]
[1802 - Congress establishes United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, on The Hudson River]
[1822 - Rosa Bonheur, artist, painter, sculptor, born in Bordeaux, France]
[1897 - Conrad Nagel, actor, born in Keokuk, Iowa]
[1906 - Henny (Henry) Youngman, comedian, born in Liverpool, England]
[1916 - Mercedes (Agnes Carlotta) McCambridge, Academy Award-winning actress, born in Joliet, Illinois]
[1920 - Leo McKern, actor, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia]
[1927 - Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator from New York, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma]
[1968 - U.S. platoon massacres between 200 - 500 South Vietnamese unarmed villagers at My Lai 4]
Self-deprecation can be a most effective strategy, if you don't become so good at it that you manage to convince yourself.
William's Whimsical Words:
On the other hand, there is apparently no such thing as too much self-promotion, is there?
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