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Inventor Charles Goodyear    Inventor Charles Goodyear
[1800 - Charles Goodyear, inventor of vulcanized rubber, born in New Haven, Connecticut]

President Andrew Johnson    17th President Andrew Johnson
[1808 - Andrew Johnson, 17th president, born in Raleigh, North Carolina]

USS Constitution vs. HMS Java
[1812 - USS Constitution defeats HMS Java in a 2 hour engagement at sea]

Cellist Pablo Casals    Conductor Pablo Casals
[1876 - Pablo Casals, cellist, conductor, born in El Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain]

Wounded Knee - Chief Big Foot lies dead    Wounded Knee - masacre scene
Chief Big Foot lies dead & frozen at Wounded Knee         Medicine Man at Scene of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee - Cavalry Officer surveys dead
[1890 - The U.S. Seventh Cavalry massacres over 200 Native American men, women and children at
Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota]

Writer James Joyce
[1916 - Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is published]

Mayor Tom Bradley    Mayor Tom Bradley
[1917 - Thomas Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles, born in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas]

Packer Great Ray Nitschke Ray Nitschke stands over decleated ball carrier    Packer Great Ray Nitschke
[1936 - Ray Nitschke, Green Bay Packers Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker, born in Elmwood Park, Illinois]

How to Ask

The best way to begin a conversation in which you seek something from another is with these four words: "I need your help." No one who fails to respond positively to this approach is worth any more of your time.

William's Whimsical Words:

But be careful what you ask for.

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