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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Violin Maker Nicolo Amati    Nicolo Amati - one of his violins
[1596 - Nicolo Amati, luthier (violin maker), born in Cremona, Italy]

Treaty of Paris - 1783
[1783 - Revolutionary War ends with Treaty of Paris]

Dr. Ferdinand Porsche    VW Designer Dr. Ferdinand Porsche    Designer Ferdinand Porsche's Model 356 no. 1    Automotive Designer Dr. Ferdinand Porsche
[1875 - Dr. Ferdinand Porsche, automotive designer, born in Mattersdorf, near Reichenberg, North Bohemia]

Actress Kitty Carlisle    TV Panelist Kitty Carlisle    Kitty Carlisle Hart at age 96
[1910 - Kitty Carlisle (Catherine Conn), actress, TV panelist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana]

Screen Star Alan Ladd    Screen Star Alan Ladd
[1913 - Alan (Walbridge) Ladd, movie actor, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas]

Actress Eileen Brennan    Actress Eileen Brennan    Actress Eileen Brennan
[1932 - Eileen Brennan (Verla Eileen Regina Brennen), Obie & Emmy Award-winning actress, born in Los Angeles]

Sir Malcolm Campbell's record run    Sir Malcolm Campbell in the cockpit    Sir Malcolm Campbell's Bluebird
[1935 - Sir Malcolm Campbell is the first to drive an automobile over 300 miles an hour (301.13 mph) in his Bluebird at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Nevada]

Gratuitous Advice

Generally speaking, gratuitous advice (including that penned by william) is worth every penny that you paid for it.

William's Whimsical Words:

It is worth less, however, if offered over your protest.

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