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Inventor Eli Whitney
[1765 - Eli Whitney, inventor, born in
Westborough, Massachusetts]

Auto Maker Billy Durant    Auto Maker, GM Founder William C. Durant
[1861 - William C. Durant, pioneer auto manufacturer, born in Boston]

Artist Diego Rivera painting    Diego Rivera's Frida
[1886 - Diego Rivera, artist, born in Guanajuato, Mexico]

Cartoonist Elzie Segar    Cartoonist Elzie Segar
[1894 - Elzie C. Segar, cartoonist, creator of Popeye, born in Chester, Illinois]

Humorist James Thurber    Thurber - Seal in bedroom cartoon
[1894 - James Thurber, humorist, born in Columbus, Ohio]

Bridge Master Oswald Jacoby
[1902 - Oswald Jacoby, bridge whiz, author,
born in Brooklyn]

Actor Lee J. Cobb
[1911 - Lee J. Cobb (Leo Jacoby),
actor, born in New York City]

Screenwriter Ernest Lehman    Screenwriter Ernest Lehman on set of Hello Dolly
[1915 - Ernest Lehman, screenwriter, author, born in New York City]

Entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr.
[1925 - Sammy Davis, Jr., entertainer, born in Harlem, New York City]

Jimmy Smith    Jazz Organist Jimmy Smith
[1928 - (James Oscar) Jimmy Smith, Grammy Award-winning jazz organist, born in Norristown, Pennsylvania]

Comedian Fliip Wilson
[1933 - Flip (Clerow) Wilson,
Emmy-winning writer, comedian,
born in Jersey City, New Jersey]

Actor David Carradine in Kung Fu    Actor David Carradine
[1936 - (John Arthur) David Carradine, actor, born in Hollywood]

caduceus Clinical Trial

pill bottle

What greater excitement can there be than to bet your life on an experimental drug about which there is insufficient information?

hands pouring out pills dice rolling

William's Whimsical Words:

Life is an extreme sport, and the Players always have more fun than the Spectators.

Babe Ruth    Brett Favre

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