Saturday, July 9, 2016
[1819 - Elias Howe, Jr., lock-stitch sewing machine inventor, born in Spencer, Massachusetts]
[1877 - The First lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon is played]
[1879 - Ottorino Respighi, composer, born in Bologna, Italy]
[1901 - Dame Barbara Cartland, romance novelist, born in Edgbaston, Birmingham]
[1907 - Eddie Dean, actor, singer, songwriter, born in Posey, Texas]
[1927 - Susan Cabot (Harriet Shapiro), actress, born in Boston]
[1928 - Vince Edwards (Vincent Edward Zoino III), actor, director, born in Brooklyn]
[1929 - (Barton) Lee Hazlewood, songwriter, singer, born in Mannford, Oklahoma]
Badges of Office
The Noble Leader has his Scepter.
The Maid has her Feather Duster.
Neither should get to keep the job,
If real results they cannot muster.