Saturday, October 25, 2014
[1800 - Thomas Babington Macaulay, poet,
historian, born in Leicestershire, England]
[1812 - Frigate USS United States captures HMS Macedonian]
[1825 - Johann Strauss, Jr., composer, born in St. Ulrich near Vienna, Austria]
[1838 - Georges Bizet, composer, born in Paris]
[1854 - Lord Cardigan leads the charge of the Light Brigade in the Battle of Balaclava, Crimean War]
[1881 - Pablo Picasso, artist, born in Malaga, Spain]
[1886 - Leo G. Carroll, actor, born in Weedon, Buckinghamshire, UK]
[1888 - Admiral Richard E. Byrd, polar explorer, born in Winchester, Virginia]
[1912 - Minnie Pearl (Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon), Country Music Hall of Fame comedienne, born in Centerville, Tennessee]
[1928 - Tony Franciosa (Anthony George Papaleo), actor, born in New York City]
[1950 - John Daniel Matuszak, college and Pro football defensive end, born in Oak Creek, Wisconsin]
[1962 - John Steinbeck wins Nobel Prize
The Aging Process
Past baggage falls off.
Far horizon draws closer.
Now burns so brightly.
William's Whimsical Words:
You will get there presently.
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