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Thursday, June 14, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

"Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love." -- Che Guevara

Born Today:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (1811)
Che Guevara, Argentine-born revolutionary (1928)
Donald Trump, American businessman (1946)
Boy George, culture clubber (1961)
Steffi Graf, tennis champion (1969)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Benedict Arnold, traitorous general (1801)
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, legendary architect (1825)
Mary Cassatt, American artist (1926)
Henry Mancini, Pink Panther composer (1994)

On This Day:
1648 - Margaret Jones is hanged for witchcraft, the first such execution in Massachusetts.
1789 - Whisky distilled from maize is produced by Elijah Craig and named "Bourbon."
1938 - Action Comics issues the first Superman comic.
1942 - Anne Frank begins to keep a diary.
1954 - President Eisenhower signs law that places "under God" into the Pledge of Allegiance.



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