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Philosopher Rene Descartes
[1596 - Rene Descartes, philosopher, born
in La Haye, Touraine, France]

Statue of Poet Andrew Marvell
[1621 - Andrew Marvell, poet,
born in Winestead-in-Holderness,
East Yorkshire, England]

Composer Franz Josef Haydn
[1732 - Franz Josef Haydn, composer, born
in Rohrau, Austria]

Poet Edward Fitzgerald
[1809 - Edward Fitzgerald, poet, translator, born
in Bredfield House in Suffolk, England]

Writer Nikolai Gogol
[1809 - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, writer, born in Sorochintsi, Ukraine]

Commodore Matthew Perry
Commodore Perry's black ships in Japanese waters
[1854 - Commodore Matthew Perry negotiates the Treaty of Kanagawa to open up U.S. - Japan trade]

Eiffel Tower
[1889 - The Eiffel Tower is opened in Paris]

Comedian Henry Morgan
[1915 - Henry Morgan (Henry Lerner Von Ost, Jr.),
comedian, born in New York City]

Virgin Islands, St. Croix
[1917 - U.S. takes formal possession of Danish West Indies (renamed Virgin Islands)]

Actor Richard Kiley    Actor Richard Kiley
[1922 - Richard (Paul) Kiley, Emmy Award-winning actor, born in Chicago]

Labor Leader Cesar Chavez
[1927 - Cesar Chavez, labor leader, born
in Yuma, Arizona]

Writer Judith Rosner
[1935 - Judith (Perelman) Rossner, author,
born in Manhattan]

Race Relations

Race relations needn't be so tricky.
Trusting non-brothers is where it gets sticky.
If you treat everyone with respect.
Upon your sincerity 'twill reflect.
When chips are down you know this fact.
You won't have to ask who's got your back.

William's Whimsical Words:

Getting along is only the beginning.

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