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Naval Observatory Dome
[1830 - The US Naval Observatory is established at Washington, DC]

Actor William S. Hart    Actor William S. Hart
[1864 - William S.(Surrey) Hart, actor, born in Newburgh, New York]

Washington Monument at dusk
[1884 - Washington Monument construction is completed]

Poet, Writer Joyce Kilmer    Poet, Writer Joyce Kilmer    Poet, Writer Joyce Kilmer
[1886 - Joyce (Alfred) Kilmer, poet, journalist, soldier, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey]

Actress Lynn Fontanne    Actress Lynn Fontanne
[1887 - Lynn (Lillie Louise) Fontanne, Emmy Award-winning actress, born in Woodford, UK]

Lyricist Ira Gershwin    Lyricist Ira Gershwin    Lyricist Ira Gershwin    Lyricist Ira Gershwin
[1896 - Ira Gershwin (Israel Gershvin), lyricist, born in New York City]

Photographer & Photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt
[1898 - Alfred Eisenstaedt, photographer, born
in Dirschau, West Prussia (now Tczew, Poland)]

Actress Agnes Moorehead    Actress Agnes Moorehead    Actress Agnes Moorehead    Actress Agnes Moorehead
[1900 - Agnes (Robertson) Moorehead, Emmy Award-winning actress, born in Clinton, Massachusetts]

Swimming Champ Eleanor Holm    Swimming Champ Eleanor Holm
[1913 - Eleanor Holm, Swimming Hall of Famer, Olympic Gold Medalist, born in Brooklyn]

Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck   Pianist Dave Brubeck   Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck     Jazzman Dave Brubeck
[1920 - David Warren 'Dave' Brubeck, jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, born in Concord, California]

Browns Football Great Otto Graham    Browns QB Otto Graham    Browns QB Otto Graham    Otto Graham HoF induction
[1921 - Otto Graham, College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, born in Waukegan, Illinois]

Actor Wally Cox    Actor Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers
[1924 - Wally (Wallace Maynard) Cox, actor, born in Detroit, Michigan]

All Pro Andy Robustelli    All Pro End Andy Robustelli    Hall of Famer Andy Robustelli
[1925 - Andrew Richard 'Andy' Robustelli, Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end, born in Stamford, Connecticut]

Perseverance #2

Refusal to give up on everything makes you a survivor.
Refusal to give up on anything makes you a fool.
Refusal to give up on a good thing makes you a success.

William's Whimsical Words:

Refusal to give up makes you a hero.

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