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Mayflower sails from Plymouth, England, in 1620
[1620 - Mayflower sails from Plymouth w/ 102 passengers & crew]

1810 - Mexican Independence Day

Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla    Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla    Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
[1810 - Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla calls peasants to fight for Mexican independence]

Author Francis Parkman    Oregon Trail Author Francis Parkman
[1823 - Francis Parkman, author, born in Boston]

Mare Island Navy Yard entrance in Vallejo, California
[1854 - US Navy establishes Mare Island Navy Yard at Vallejo in San Francisco Bay]

Businessman J. C. Penney    Businessman J. C. Penney
[1875 - J.C. (James Cash) Penney, merchant, entrepreneur, born near Hamilton, Missouri]

Loise Arner Boyd    Explorer Loise Boyd    Explorer Loise Arner Boyd    Loise Arner Boyd & Bear
[1887 - Louise Arner Boyd, Arctic explorer, born in San Rafael, Marin County, California]

Green Bay Sportswriter George Calhoun    Sportswriter George Calhoun    Packers cofounder George Calhoun
[1890 - George W. Calhoun, sportswriter, Green Bay Packers cofounder, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin]

GM logo
[1908 - General Motors Company is founded
in Flint, Michigan]

Producer & Host Allen Hunt    Candid Camera Host Allen Hunt    Producer & Host Allen Hunt
[1914 - Allen Funt, producer, TV & radio host, born in New York City]

Actress Lauren Bacall   Lauren Bacall & Humphry Bogart   Actress Lauren Bacall   Actress Lauren Bacall   Lauren Bacall
[1924 - Lauren Bacall (Betty Joan Perske), model, Tony Award-winning actress, born in the Bronx]

Actor Peter Falk as Columbo    Actor Peter Falk    Actor Peter Falk as Columbo    Actor Peter Falk
[1927 - Peter Michael Falk, Emmy Award-winning actor, born in New York City]

Actor Jack Kelly    Actor Jack Kelly as Bart Maverick
[1927 - Jack Kelly, actor, born in Astoria, Queens, New York]

Coach Amos Alonzo Stagg    Michigan vs. Chicago football
[1960 - Coach Amos Alonzo Stagg announces his retirement from college football at age 98]

Matters of Size

My spam e-mail, be it May or September,
Is filled with ads to enlarge my member.
Thanks for your interest in my organs sexual.
I see from the picture you're an intellectual.

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William's Whimsical Words:

Even if size really does matter; this is not a topic for idle chatter.

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