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Locksmith Linus Yale, Jr.
[1821 - Linus Yale, Jr., engineer, locksmith,
inventor, born in Salisbury, New York]

[1873 - Carrie S. Burnham argues for her right to vote in Supreme Court of Pennsylvania]
(She lost)

Newsman John Cameron Swayze
[1906 - John Cameron Swayze, newsman, born in
Wichita, Kansas]

Singer Frances Langford
[1914 - Frances (Newbern) Langford,
singer, born in Lakeland, Florida]

Bluesman Muddy Waters    Bluesman Muddy Waters' face
[1915 - Muddy Waters, blues singer, guitarist, born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi]

Composer Elmer Bernstein   Composer Elmer Bernstein
[1922 - Elmer Bernstein, Academy Award-winning composer, born in New York City]

Dodger first baseman Gil Hodges
[1924 - Gil Hodges, Brooklyn Dodger first baseman, born in Princeton, Indiana]

Actor Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates   Anthony Perkins
[1932 - Anthony Perkins, actor, born in New York City]

Baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti
[1938 - Angelo (Bartlett) Giamatti, baseball
commissioner, born in Boston, Massachusetts]

Actress Linda Darnell
[1939 - Linda Darnell, actress, born in Dallas, Texas]

NATO logo
[1949 - NATO (North Atlantic Treaty
Organization) is established]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[1968 - Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
is fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee]

Actor Heath Ledger
[1979 - Heath (Heathcliff Andrew) Ledger,
Academy Award-winning actor,
born in Perth, Western Australia]

Be Content

Composer Wolfgang Mozart

It can be difficult to come to terms with the realization that you aren't a Mozart, and that it is good enough to just try to be a Salieri.

Composer Antonio Salieri

William's Whimsical Words:

And if you aren't a Salieri either, it is still OK.

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