Tuesday, June 9, 2009
[1781 - George Stephenson, inventor of steam locomotive,
born in Wylam, Northumberland, England]
[1891 - Cole (Albert) Porter, composer, lyricist,
born in Peru, Indiana]
[1900 - Fred Waring, musician, conductor, born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania]
[1915 - Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss), guitarist,
inventor, born in Waukesha Wisconsin]
[1922 - George Axelrod, playwright, screenwriter, director, born in New York City]
[1959 - USS George Washington, first nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, is launched]
[1973 - Secretariat, first Triple Crown winner in 25 years, wins The Belmont]
LCPL Jack and PFC Jill
Jill and Jack went to Iraq,
To fetch Bush a Saddam pistol.
Jack fell down without a sound,
And North Korea launched a missile.
William's Whimsical Words:
Pretty costly little war trophy.
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