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Poet Alfred Lord Tennyson    Poet Alfred Lord Tennyson    Poet Laureate Alfred Lord Tennyson
[1809 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England, born at Somersby, Lincolnshire, England]

Physician Alexander Fleming   Physician Sir Alexander Fleming    Physician Sir Alexander Fleming    Physician Alexander Fleming
[1881 - Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel Prize-winner for penicillin, born at Lochfield near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland]

Actor Leo Carrillo    Actor Leo Carrillo
[1881 - Leo (Leopoldo Antonio) Carrillo, actor, born in Los Angeles]

Young Scott Nearing    Radical Scott Nearing    Scott Nearing and his wife Helen    Scott Nearing in old age
[1883 - Scott Nearing, radical economist, sociologist, pacifist, vegetarian, born in Morris Run, Pennsylvania]

Cowboy Actor Hoot Gibson    Cowboy Actor Hoot Gibson
[1892 - Hoot (Edmund Richard) Gibson, actor, born in Tekamah, Nebraska]

Actress Lucille Ball    Actress Lucille Ball    Comedienne Lucille Ball    Actress Lucille Ball
[1911 - Lucille Ball, comedienne, actress, born in Jamestown, New York]

Actor Robert Mitchum    Actor Robert Mitchum    Actor Robert Mitchum    Actor Robert Mitchum
[1917 - Robert (Charles Durman) Mitchum, actor, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut]

Actress Lois Nettleton    Actress Lois Nettleton    Actress Lois Nettleton
[1927 - Lois Nettleton, actress, born in Oak Park, Illinois]

Artist Andy Warhol    Artist Andy Warhol
[1928 - Andrew "Andy" Warhol (Warhola), Jr, artist, movie producer, born in Forest City, Pennsylvania]

Hiroshima after the bomb showing widespread devastation    Hiroshima after the bomb showing another view of the devastation    Hiroshima Peace Memorial - only structure that survived near ground zero

[1945 - US drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan]

Olympic Decathlon Champion Bob Mathias
[1948 - Bob Mathias wins decathlon for USA
at London Olympics]

Truthseekers Beware

Seek not to discover that which better serves you to hold in ignorance.

William's Whimsical Words:

Many questions need not be asked, and some of those that are should not be answered.

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