Tuesday, December 20, 2016
[1868 - Harvey Firestone, industrialist, born in Columbiana, Ohio]
[1881 - (Wesley) Branch Rickey, baseball Hall of Fame executive & manager, born in Portsmouth, Ohio]
[1895 - Susanne Langer, philosopher, author, born in New York City]
[1898 - Irene (Marie) Dunne, actress, born in Louisville, Kentucky]
[1902 - Sidney Hook, philosopher, writer, activist, born in Brooklyn]
[1902 - Maxwell "Max" Alan Lerner, educator, journalist, editor, born in Minsk, Russia]
[1921 - George Roy Hill, Oscar-winning director, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota]
[1926 - David Levine, caricaturist, artist, born in Brooklyn]
[1931 - Mary Ellen 'Mala' Powers, actress, acting teacher, born in San Francisco]
[1942 - Robert Lee 'Bullet Bob' Hayes, Olympic Champion sprinter, Pro Football Hall of Fame Dallas Cowboy Wide Receiver, born in Jacksonville, Florida]
[1944 - The Battle of the Bulge (Vicinity of Bastogne, Belgium) begins; Nazis surround US Army 101st Airborne Division units]
Eagles Do Not Flock
It is said that eagles do not flock.
They must be found one at a time.