Tuesday, May 9, 2017
[1754 - First American political cartoon is published in the Pennsylvania Gazette,
in an editorial by Ben Franklin]
[1800 - John Brown, abolitionist, born in Torrington, Connecticut]
[1860 - Sir James Matthew Barrie, writer, dramatist, born in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland]
[1882 - Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist, ship builder, auto maker, developer, born in Sprout Brook, New York]
[1914 - President Woodrow Wilson issues proclamation establishing Mother's Day]
[1914 - Hank Snow, Country Music Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia]
[1918 - Mike (Myron Leon) Wallace, TV Host, journalist, interviewer, born in Brookline, Massachusetts]
[1928 - Pancho Gonzales (Ricardo Alonso Gonzalez), tennis champion, born in Los Angeles]
Shooting Craps With The Almighty
A wise man once affirmed his faith.
God plays not dice with us, he saith.
Sorry to hear that was I then.
Oh stay, Creator, within our ken.
I would comfort take in any sign,
You played at chance, albeit Divine.
William's Whimsical Words:
I'd bet that God never craps out.
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