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Poet Robert Browning    Poet Robert Browning
[1812 - Robert Browning, poet, born in Camberwell, near London]

Young Johannnes Brahms    Composer Johannnes Brahms    Bust of Composer Johannnes Brahms    Composer Johannnes Brahms
[1833 - Johannes Brahms, composer, born in Hamburg, Germany]

Pyotr Tchaikowski    Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky    Composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky in Odessa
[1840 - Pyotr (Peter) Ilyich Tchaikovsky, composer, born in Russia]

Poet Rabindranath Tagore    Poet Rabindranath Tagore    Poet Rabindranath Tagore
[1861 - Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel prize-winning poet, born in Kolkata, India]

Actor Gabby Hayes    Actor Gabby Hayes
[1885 - Gabby (George Francis) Hayes, actor, born in Wellsville, New York]

Poet Archibald Macleish    Congressional Librarian Archibald Macleish   Congressional Librarian Archibald Macleish    Dramatist Archibald Macleish
[1892 - Archibald MacLeish, poet, dramatist, Librarian of Congress, born in Glencoe, Illinois]

Actor Gary Cooper    Actor Gary Cooper
[1901 - Gary (Frank James) Cooper, Academy Award-winning actor, born in Helena, Montana]

Liner Lusitania
[1915 - Lusitania, British ocean liner, is sunk by a German submarine, drowning 1,198 civilians]

Actor Darren McGavin    Actor Darren McGavin    Actor Darren McGavin    Actor Darren McGavin    Actor Darren McGavin
[1922 - Darren McGavin (William Lyle Richardson), actor, born in Spokane, Washington]

Actress Anne Baxter    Actress Anne Baxter    Actress Anne Baxter    Actress Anne Baxter
[1923 - Anne Baxter, actress, born in Michigan City, Indiana]

Singer Teresa Brewer    Singer Teresa Brewer
[1931 - Teresa Brewer (Theresa Breuer), singer, born in Toledo, Ohio]

Colt QB Johnny Unitas    Colt QB Johnny Unitas
[1933 - Johnny Unitas, Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]

[1942 - Nazi decree orders all pregnant Jewish women of Kovno Ghetto executed]

[1945 - Germany surrenders unconditionally to Allies at Reims]

Journalist Tim Russert    Newsman Tim Russert
[1950 - Timothy John 'Tim' Russert, journalist, moderator, born in Buffalo, New York]

Dien Bien Phu
[1954 - French forces are defeated at Dien Bien Phu, northwest Vietnam, by Ho Chi Minh]

Airport Announcement

Comedian Chris Rock

"Will Chris Rock pick up a White Courtesy telephone, please?"

phone receiver bounce

William's Whimsical Words:

Fortunately, he has yet to take that call.

Comedian Chris Rock

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