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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, July 1, 2008
[1867 - Canadian Independence Day] Canada Day confetti

Writer George Sand
[1804 - George Sand, {Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin}, author, born in Paris]

[1863 - Battle of Gettysburg begins with Confederate victory]

Teddy Roosevelt with his Rough Riders
[1898 - Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders storm Kettle Hill]

Actor Charles Laughton Charles Laughton in Mutiny on the Bounty
[1899 - Charles Laughton, Academy Award-winning actor, born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England]

Thomas A. Dorsey Tom Dorsey
Father of Gospel Tom Dorsey
[1899 - Thomas Andrew Dorsey, pianist, gospel & blues composer, born in Villa Rica, Georgia]

Comedian Myron Cohen
[1902 - Myron Cohen, comedian, born in Nyack, New York]

Director William Wyler
[1902 - William Wyler, Academy Award-winning motion picture director, born in Alsace on the German border]

Musician Willie Dixon  Blues Musician & Songwriter Willie Dixon
[1915 - Willie Dixon, blues musician, songwriter, producer, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi]

Director Sydney Pollack
[1934 - Sydney Pollack, Academy Award-winning director, producer, actor, born in Lafayette, Indiana]

Hong Kong New Years fireworks
[1997 - Hong Kong, BCC, is returned to China]

Forgiveness #2

Forgiveness is the antidote for the poison of perfection.

William's Whimsical Words:

The last lesson that you need to learn for the first time.

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