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Ben Franklin's bifocals Wednesday, June 26, 2013

[1870 - The Atlantic City Boardwalk opens to the public]

Playwright Sidney Coe Howard
[1891 - Sidney Coe Howard, playwright,
screenwriter born in Oakland, California]

Pearl S. Buck    Novelist Pearl S. Buck    Novelist Pearl S. Buck at her desk    Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist Pearl S. Buck
[1892 - Pearl S. Buck, Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning author, born in Hillsboro, West Virginia]

Blues Musician Big Bill Broonzy
[1893 - Big Bill Broonzy, blues singer, guitarist,
born in Scott County, Mississippi]

Actor Peter Lorre    Actor Peter Lorre
[1904 - Peter Lorre (Laszlo Lowenstein), actor, born in Rozsahegy, Hungary]

Le-Mans Grand Prix - 1906 - pit stop
[1906 - French Grand Prix, first such race anywhere, is staged at Le Mans]

Olympian Babe Didrikson Zaharias    Athlete Mildred Didrikson Zaharias    Golf Pro Mildred Didrikson Zaharias
[1914 - Babe (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias, Olympic Hall of Fame athlete, champion golf pro, born in Port Arthur, Texas]

Actor Alex Dreier    Commentator Alex Dreier
[1916 - Alex Dreier, reporter, newscaster, actor, born in Honolulu, Hawaii]

Belleau Wood - Marines with machinegun
[1918 - US Marine brigade captures the Belleau Wood for the Allies]

Netherlands signing United Nations Charter
[1945 - Fifty nations come to San Francisco for the signing of The United Nations Charter]

USA Rep signing United Nations Charter

Right to Vote

You are Right to Vote.
Not because it is Duty.
It's a Covenant.

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