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Conductor John Philip Sousa    Conductor John Philip Sousa    Composer John Philip Sousa    Conductor John Philip Sousa
[1854 - John Philip Sousa, composer, conductor, inventor, born in Washington, DC]

President Abraham Lincoln    16th President Abraham Lincoln
[1860 - Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th President of the USA]

Composer Ignacy Paderewski    Composer, Statesman Ignacy Paderewski    Statesman Ignacy Paderewski
[1860 - Ignace Jan Paderewski, composer, pianist, Polish leader, born in Kurilovka, Poland, (now Ukraine)]

Basketball Coach James A. Naismith    James A. Naismith    Basketball Inventor James Naismith
[1861 - James A. Naismith, sports innovator, basketball inventor, born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada]

Actor Jim Jordan    Jim 'Fibber McGee' Jordan
[1896 - Jim (James Edward) Jordan, actor born in Peoria, Illinois]

Bolsheviks in front of the Winter Palace
[1917 - The Bolshevik revolution in Russia begins with the capture of the Winter Palace]

Novelist James Jones    Novelist James Jones
[1921 - James (Ramon) Jones, novelist, born in Robinson, Illinois]

Eniwetok H-bomb test
[1952 - USA explodes the first hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific]

NFL Safety Pat Tillman    Army Ranger Pat Tillman
[1976 - Pat Tillman, NFL safety, US Army Ranger, born in San Jose, California]

    Spontaneous Dissension

Half of the fun in life comes from breaking the rules; the other half results from assiduously following them.

William's Whimsical Words:

Wisdom is found in discerning which is which.

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