Saturday, July 5, 2008
[1801 - David Farragut, Union Navy Admiral, born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee]
[1810 - Phineas Taylor Barnum, showman, born in Bethel, Connecticut]
[1853 - Cecil John Rhodes, diamond tycoon, politician, born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England]
[1879 - Dwight (Filley) Davis, Tennis HoF, politician, born in St. Louis, Missouri]
[1879 - Wanda A. Landowska, harpsichordist, born in Warsaw Poland]
[1902 - Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., diplomat, U.S. Ambassador, born in Nahant, Massachusetts]
[[1904 - Milburn Stone, actor, born in Burrton, Kansas]
[1923 - John McKay, College Football Hall of Famer, head coach USC, Tampa Bay, born in Everettsville, West Virginia]
Where Children Come From
What pleases us more than healthy children?
Riches more precious than land or bullion.
It matters not from whence they come.
It matters greatly they are your own.
William's Whimsical Words:
There is no event that rivals the birth of a child, except for the adoption of one.
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