Thursday, August 25, 2016
[1819 - Allan Pinkerton, founder of private detective agency, founder of secret service, born in Glasgow, Scotland]
[1836 - (Francis) Bret Harte, author, born in Albany, New York]
[1900 - Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist, born in Hildesheim, Germany]
[1906 - William J. Brennan, Jr., Supreme Court Associate Justice, born in Newark, New Jersey]
[1908 - Walter Burke, actor, born in Brooklyn]
[1909 - Ruby (Ethel Hilda) Keeler, dancer, actress, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia]
[1909 - Michael Rennie, actor, born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England]
[1913 - Walt Kelly, cartoonist, satirist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
[1916 - (Charles) Van Johnson, actor, born in Newport, Rhode Island]
[1916 - National Park Service is created]
[1916 - Frederick C. Robbins, Nobel Prize-
winning physician, born in Auburn, Alabama]
[1917 - Mel Ferrer, actor, director, producer, born in Elberon, New Jersey]
[1918 - Leonard Bernstein, conductor, composer, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts]
[1927 - Althea Gibson, tennis champion, born in Silver, South Carolina]
The Camel can be Dromedary, or is Bactrian.
The number of humps is the key criterion.
But those who confuse camels with tiny bacteria,
Probably think The Four Seasons is a cafeteria.
William's Whimsical Words:
Two characteristics that The Four Seasons Restaurant and a school cafeteria share: food and class lines.
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