Thursday, March 30, 2017
[1746 - Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, artist, born in Fuendetodos, Spain]
[1853 - Vincent van Gogh, post-impressionist artist, born in Zundert, Netherlands]
[1880 - Sean O'Casey, playwright, born in Dublin]
[1867 - Secretary of State Seward agrees to purchase Alaska for $7 million]
[1870 - 15th Amendment to The Constitution is 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.
[1913 - Frankie Laine (Francesco Paolo LoVecchio), singer, born in Chicago]
[1919 - McGeorge Bundy, National Security Advisor, Ford Foundation President, born in Boston]
[1947 - Preston Tucker celebrates his acquittal, driving one of the few Tucker automobiles]
[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]
[1981 - President Reagan is shot in the chest outside
a Washington, D.C., hotel by a deranged drifter]
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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