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franklin-bifocals-60 Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Star of David with eternal flame Yom Ha-Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

Romulus and Remus suckled by shewolf

Romulus Temple in Rome
[753 B.C. - Traditional date for founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus]

Author Charlotte Bronte
[1816 - Charlotte Bronte, writer, born in Thornton, Yorkshire, England]

Naturalist John Muir
[1838 - John Muir, naturalist, Sierra Club founder, born in Dunbar, Scotland]

Governor Pat Brown
[1905 - Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, Sr., California
Governor, born in San Francisco]

Actor Anthony Quinn
[1915 - Anthony Quinn, Academy Award-winning actor, born in Chihuahua, Mexico]

Manfred von Richthofen    Manfred von Richthofen
Manfred von Richthofen in the field
[1918 - Manfred von Richthofen,"The Red Baron," killed in action by Allied fire]

Economist John Maynard Keynes
[1946 - John Maynard Keynes, economist, dies]

Popeye, The Sailor Man


A clever fellow encountered once,
Had a card that marked him no dunce.
On it was a picture of an ugly sailor.
With forearms that would daunt a tailor.
He urged us eat spinach with our ham.
The message said, "I yam what I yam!"


William's Whimsical Words:

and, that's all that I yam.

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