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Niagra Falls in Winter
[1848 - Ice dam forms on Niagara River; water surging over falls halts]

Baseball Great Cy Young   Cy Young Hall of Fame plaque
[1867 - Cy (Denton True) Young, Hall of Fame pitcher, born in Gilmore, Ohio]

Actor Howard Lindsay
[1889 - Howard Lindsay, producer, playwright, librettist,
director, actor, born in Waterford, New York]

Politician Gene McCarthy
[1916 - Eugene (Joseph) McCarthy, politician,
born in Watkins, Minnesota]

Singer & Actress Pearl Bailey
[1918 - Pearl (Mae) Bailey, singer, actress, born
in Southampton County, Virginia]

Billionaire Sam Walton
[1918 - Sam Walton, founder big-box retail chains, born near Kingfisher, Oklahoma]

Actress Eileen Heckart
[1919 - (Anna) Eileen Heckart, Academy and Tony
Award-winning actress, born in Columbus, Ohio]

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
[1951 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage - later executed]

The King and I - 1951 Stars Yul Brenner & Gertrude Lawrence
[1951 - The King and I opens for 1,246 performances
at St. James Theater]

[1973 - Last U.S. combat troops leave South Vietnam]

Mariner 10
[1974 - Mariner 10 visits Planet Mercury]

Planet Mercury from Mariner-10

Do Something

At a time of peril, a man who does something and says nothing can be a real asset.

William's Whimsical Words:

So can a woman who does the same.

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