Thursday, August 24, 2017
[0079 - Mount Vesuvius erupts and destroys the Roman City of Pompeii]
[1810 - Theodore Parker, preacher, lecturer, writer, social reformer, born in Lexington, Massachusetts]
[1814 - British troops sack Washington, DC, and burn the White House]
[1890 - Duke Kahanamoku, Olympic Champion swimmer, surfing pioneer, born in Haleakala, Hawaii]
[1900 - Preston S. Foster, actor, singer, born in Ocean City, New Jersey]
[1917 - Dennis James (Demi James Sposa), TV host, born in Jersey City, New Jersey]
[1928 - Penny (Millicent Maxine) Edwards, actress, born in Jackson Heights, New York]
[1929 - Yasser Arafat (Mohammed Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini),
Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman, born in Cairo]
[1930 - Roger McCluskey, race car driver, born in Tucson, Arizona]
The Kittycat has a little pink nose.
He got it from his mother, I suppose.
When he asks you for more affection,
He purrs and rubs without circumspection.
That he also has enormous green eyes,
Should certainly come as no surprise.