Thursday, September 15, 2016
[1821 - The colony of Guatemala declares its independence from Spain, giving rise to the present-day nations of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica]
[1857 - William Howard Taft, 27th President, Supreme Court Chief
Justice, born in Cincinnati, Ohio]
[1889 - Robert Benchley, humorist, author, actor, born in Worcester, Massachusetts]
[1890 - Agatha (Marie Clarissa) Christie (Miller), writer, born in Torquay, Devon, England]
[1903 - Roy Claxton Acuff, King of Country Music, Country Music Hall of Famer, born in Maynardville, Tennessee]
[1908 - Penny Singleton (Dorothy McNulty), actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
[1924 - (Julius) Nipsey Russell, comedian, actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia]
[1928 - Julian Edwin 'Cannonball' Adderley, musician, teacher, born in Tampa, Florida]
[1929 - Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel physicist, born in New York City]
[1935 - The Nuremberg Laws are enacted in Nazi Germany]
[1940 - Merlin Jay Olsen, Los Angeles Rams Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle, sportscaster, actor, born in Logan, Utah]
[1950 - U.N. forces make amphibious landings at Inchon, South Korea]
It's true; it's true.
It's never been truer.
There are those who talk,
And then there's the Doer.