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Francisco Goya - selfportrait    Painter Francisco Goya
[1746 - Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes,
artist, born in Fuendetodos, Spain]

Vincent van Gogh    Painter Vincent van Gogh
[1853 - Vincent van Gogh, post-impressionist artist, born in Zundert, Netherlands]

Playwright Sean O'Casey
[1880 - Sean O'Casey, playwright, born in Dublin]

Secretary of State Seward
[1867 - Secretary of State Seward agrees to purchase
Alaska for $7 million]
Seward's Alaska

[1870 - 15th Amendment to Constitution adopted]

the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Singer Frankie Laine    Singer Frankie Laine
[1913 - Frankie Laine (Francesco Paolo LoVecchio), singer, born in Chicago]

Presidential Advisor McGeorge Bundy   Advisor McGeorge Bundy
[1919 - McGeorge Bundy, National Security Advisor, Ford Foundation
President, born in Boston]

Preston Tucker in a Tucker car
[1947 - Preston Tucker celebrates his acquittal, driving one of few Tucker automobiles]

Saigon - Old U.S. Embassy    Saigon - Damage to interior of U.S. Embassy
[1965 - Car bomb explodes outside the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, destroying building, and killing 19 Vietnamese,
2 Americans, and 1 Filipino; 183 others are injured]

President Reagan is shot

[1981 - President Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by a deranged drifter]

Strength Training

The e that is in me and also in we becomes a little bit stronger each time that we humble ourselves.

William's Whimsical Words:

e = mc2

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