Wednesday, May 3, 2017
[1469 - Niccolo Machiavelli, poet, philosopher, writer, born in Florence, Italy]
[1902 - Walter Slezak, actor, born in Vienna, Austria]
[1904 - Bing (Harry Lillis) Crosby, Grammy Award-winning crooner, born in Tacoma, Washington]
[1906 - Mary Astor, Academy Award-winning actress, born in Quincy, Illinois]
[1910 - Norman Lewis Corwin, radio writer, director, producer, teacher, born in Boston]
[1912 - Virgil Keel Fox, organ virtuoso, born in Princeton, Illinois]
[1913 - William M. Inge, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, born in Independence, Kansas]
[1919 - Betty Comden (Cohen), writer, actress, songwriter, librettist, born in New York City]
[1919 - Peter "Pete" Seeger, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician, folk singer, songwriter, activist, born in Manhattan]
[1920 - Sugar Ray Robinson, Boxing Hall of Fame middleweight champion, born in Ailey, Georgia]
[1933 - James Joseph Brown, soul singer, born in Barnwell, South Carolina ]
[1941 - Eddie Arcaro rides Whirlaway to a win in the Kentucky Derby]
[1971 - National Public Radio, non-
commercial radio network, is born]
The Rules of War
The three rules of war:
1. There are no rules.
2. Do not lose.
3. Last one standing wins.
William's Whimsical Words:
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