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franklin-bifocals-60 Monday, March 17, 2014

leprechaun dance St. Patrick's Day leprechaun jigging

St. Patrick's Day parade in New York (recent)
[1762 - The first Saint Patrick's Day parade in New York City takes place in Manhattan]

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney    Chief Justice Roger B. Taney statue
[1777 - Roger B. Taney, Supreme Court Chief Justice, born in Calvert County, Maryland]

Plainsman Jim Bridger
[1804 - Jim Bridger, plainsman, scout, trapper,
born in Richmond, Virginia]

Playwright Paul Green    Playwright Paul Eliot Green
[1894 - Paul Eliot Green, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright, born near Lillington, North Carolina]

Actor Shemp Howard    Comedian Shemp Howard
[1895 - Shemp Howard (Samuel Horwitz), comedian, actor, born in Brooklyn]

USS Holland (SS-1)
[1898 - USS Holland, the first practical submarine, is launched]

Composer Alfred Newman
[1900 - Alfred Newman, Academy Award-winning composer,
conductor, born in New Haven, Connecticut]

Golf Champion Bobby Jones    Robert Tyre Jones    Golf Champion Bobby Jones
[1902 - Bobby (Robert Tyre) Jones, World Golf and PGA Hall of Famer, born in Atlanta, Georgia]

Journalist Marquis Childs    Journalist & Author Marquis Childs
[1903 - Marquis (William) Childs, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, born in Clinton, Iowa]

Activist Bayard Rustin    Activist Bayard Rustin    Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin
[1912 - Bayard Rustin, pacifist, civil rights leader, born in West Chester, Pennsylvania]

Slingin Sammy Baugh    Slingin Sammy Baugh    Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh
[1914 - Samuel Adrian 'Sammy' Baugh, Pro Football Hall of Famer, born near Temple, Texas]

Singer Nat 'King' Cole    Bandleader Nat 'King' Cole
[1919 - Nat 'King' Cole (Nathaniel Adams Coles), singer, pianist, bandleader, born in Montgomery, Alabama]

Ballet Dancer Rudolf Nureyev    Rudolf Nureyev - aging
[1938 - Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer who defected, born
near Irkutsk, Siberia]

Porsche 356 Prototype
[1949 - Porsche introduces the prototype model 356 at the Geneva Automobile Show]

USS Skate at the North Pole
[1959 - USS Skate (SSN-578) surfaces at the North Pole]

I Meant No Harm

Hasten ye not to ascribe Malicious Motive to those acts that can be adequately explained by Simple Stupidity.

William's Whimsical Words:

One hopes that the world's store of stupidity exceeds its supply of malice.

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