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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, June 13, 2017

[1774 - Rhode Island is the first American colony to prohibit the importation of slaves]

Poet William Butler Yeats    Poet William Butler Yeats    Poet William Butler Yeats
[1865 - William Butler Yeats, Nobel laureate poet, dramatist, born in Dublin, Ireland]

Actor Basil Rathbone    Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes    Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes:    Actor Basil Rathbone
[1892 - (Philip St. John) Basil Rathbone, actor, born in Johannesburg, South Africa]

Football Star Red Grange    Red Grange - The Galloping Ghost    Red Grange - Hall of Fame induction    Sportscaster Red Grange
[1903 - Red (Harold) Grange, Pro and College Football Hall of Famer, sportscaster, born in Forksville, Pennsylvania]

Actress Mary Wickes    Actress Mary Wickes    Actress Mary Wickes
[1910 - Mary (Isabelle) Wickes (Wickenhauser), actress, born in St. Louis, Missouri]

Radio Host Ralph Edwards    Producer Ralph Edwards    TV Host Ralph Edwards
[1913 - Ralph Livingstone Edwards, TV and radio host, producer, born in Merino, Colorado]

Tennis Pro Don Budge    Tennis Pro Don Budge    Tennis Pro Don Budge
[1915 - John Donald Budge, tennis champion, born in Oakland, California]

Actor Ben Johnson    Academy Award-winning actor Ben Johnson
[1918 - Ben Johnson, actor, born in Foraker, Shidler, Oklahoma]

Quick-witted Paul Lynde    Cpmedian Paul Lynde    Paul Lynde on Hollywood Squares
[1926 - Paul Edward Lynde, comedian, actor, wit, born in Mount Vernon, Ohio]

[1971 - New York Times begins publication of the "Pentagon Papers," exposing government lies about the Vietnam War]

[1983 - Pioneer 10 departs the solar system]
Pioneer 10 Spacecraft    Pioneer 10 - launch

Pioneer 10 - plaque    Pioneer 10 - Out There
[1983 - Pioneer 10 departs our solar system]

Keep to Thyself

Keep thee peace with thyself, faith with thy friends, and thy pace with all the rest.

happy man dancing

William's Whimsical Words:

If thee would have peace of mind.

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