Wednesday, July 5, 2017
[1801 - David G. Farragut, Union Navy Admiral, born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee]
[1810 - Phineas Taylor Barnum, showman, circus founder, born in Bethel, Connecticut]
[1853 - Cecil John Rhodes, diamond tycoon, politician, born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England]
[1879 - Dwight (Filley) Davis, Tennis Hall of Famer, politician, born in St. Louis, Missouri]
[1879 - Wanda A. Landowska, harpsichordist, born in
[1902 - Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., diplomat, senator, born in Nahant, Massachusetts]
[[1904 - Milburn Stone, actor, born in Burrton, Kansas]
[1908 - Don Dunphy, Hall of Fame announcer, boxing sportscaster, born in New York City]
[1923 - John McKay, College Football Hall of Famer, head coach USC, coach NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born in Everettsville, West Virginia]
[1928 - Warren Mercer Oates, actor, born in Depoy, Kentucky]
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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