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Ben Franklin's bifocals Friday, July 8, 2005

Liberty Bell ringing The Liberty Bell
[1776 - Liberty Bell rings out from Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall), for first public reading of Declaration of Independence]

John L Sullivan
[1889 - John L Sullivan wins by a KO in 75th round of last bare-knuckle bout]

Walter Kerr
[1913 - Walter Kerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama critic, born in Evanston, Illinois]

Roone Arledge
[1931 - Roone Arledge, president ABC-TV News, born in Forest Hills, New York]

No Thorough Street

Why don't all the blind alleys of life have "Dead End" signs at the entrance?

dead end sign

William's Whimsical Words:

Because life would be way too easy?

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