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Ben Franklin's bifocals Friday, August 18, 2017

Composer Antonio Salieri
[1750 Antonio Salieri, composer, born in
Legnago, Italy]

Captain Meriwether Lewis, US Army    Meriwether Lewis, explorer    Explorer Meriwether Lewis
[1774 - Meriwether Lewis, US Army officer, explorer, born in Albemarle County, Virginia]

Businessman Marshall Field    Marshall Field original Chicago store
[1834 - Marshall Field, Chicago store founder born in Conway, Massachusetts]

Women's voting rights banner
[1920 - Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment (women's voting right)]

Actress Shelley Winters    Actress Shelley Winters    Actress Shelley Winters
[1920 - Shelley Winters (Schrift), Academy Award-winning actress, born in St. Louis, Missouri]

Baseball Great Roberto Clemente    Baseball Great Roberto Clemente    Baseball Great Roberto Clemente    Roberto Clemente's Hall of Fame placque
[1934 - Roberto Clemente (Walker), Baseball Hall of Famer, born in Carolina, Puerto Rico]

Actress Gail Fisher    Emmy Award-winning Actress Gail Fisher
[1935 - Gail Fisher, Emmy Award-winning actress, born in Orange, New Jersey]

Dancer Patrick Swayze    Actor Patrick Swayze    Actor Patrick Swayze in 2006    Actor Patrick Swayze
[1952 - Patrick Swayze, dancer, actor, born in Houston, Texas]

As The World Turns

Earth rotating

Acts of violence change the world.

Acts of kindness improve it.

William's Whimsical Words:

Either way, the world turns.

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