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franklin-bifocals-60 Thursday, April 16, 2009

[1862 - President Lincoln signs an act abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia]

Patriot Jose de Diego
[1866 - Jose de Diego (y Benitez), poet,
political leader, born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico]

Aviator Wilbur Wright
[1867 - Wilbur Wright, aviator, born in Millville, Indiana]

Writer John Synge
[1871 - John Millington Synge, poet, playwright,
born in Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland]

Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp
[1889 - Sir Charles (Spencer) 'Charlie' Chaplin,
actor, comedian, born in London]

Actor Peter Ustinov   Peter Ustinov knighthood
[1921 - Sir Peter Ustinov, Academy Award-winning actor, born in London]

Writer Kingsley Amis
[1922 - Kingsley Amis, poet, author, born in London]

Composer Henry Mancini
[1924 - Henry Mancini, Academy Award-winning composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio]

Singer,  Actress Edie Adams
[1927 - Edie Adams (Edith Elizabeth Enke), singer, Tony
Award-winning actress, born in Kingston, Pennsylvania]

Singer Dusty Springfield
[1939 - Dusty Springfield, singer, born in London]

Texas City 1947 explosion aftermath
[1947 - Texas City, ships explode on Galveston Bay; nearly 600 lives are lost]

Mental Health

crazy man in straight jacket

Take comfort in a simple notion;
Acting out is loco-motion.
Suicide can be self-destroying.
Fears are sometimes parannoying.
If you delusional should become.
Hearing voices - keep thy aplomb.
Madness needn't be revealing.
Schizophrenia can be apeeling.

psychiatrist listening to patient

William's Whimsical Words:

To make a favorable first impression,
Struggle now to avoid depression.

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