#3 Georgie Freedom Abrams


George Abrams was born on the first Freedom Day -- 11-11-18- in Roanoke VA t 11 am to an orthodox Jewish family. he nearly became middleweight champion of the world but lost to Tony Zale. He was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota New York, 2005, a trip we heartily recommend for … Continue reading #3 Georgie Freedom Abrams

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Welcome Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge


Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed the name they’ve chosen for their baby boy. His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge. Louis (pronounced “LU-EE”) means “renowned warrior” in French, and is likely a tribute to Prince Philip, whose grandfather was Prince Louis Alexander of Battenberg and was also born almost a month later, on May 24, 1854 in Graz, … Continue reading Welcome Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge

#125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite


Biograph: She was born Florence Lilian Braithwaite, the daughter of an Anglican minister and dean of Croydon,  but was professionally known as Lilian (one L) on March 9, 1872, Ramsgate, England.  She was married once to fellow Shakespearian Gerald Lawrence with whom she had her only daughter Joyce Carey, on March 30, 1898.  Her marriage … Continue reading #125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite

The Reverend Billy Graham


During his last “crusade,” held in New York City in 2005, Billy Graham, America’s great pastor-evangelist, declared: “I have one message: that Jesus Christ came, he died on a cross, he rose again, and he asked us to repent of our sins and receive Christ by faith as Lord and Savior, and if we do … Continue reading The Reverend Billy Graham

Mozart ala Christine Grenard’s Book: Astrology


Lovely pictures in this book by French Astrologer Christine Grenard. It was originally published in Paris but Cassell of London translated it for English readers. She does a nice comparison of Gandhi and Mozart, but I’m only attaching Mozart for viewing. download wolfgang mozart.pdf

Reeling in the Years, Walter Becker


by Music Critic JON PARELES  Walter Becker, the man on the left, and guitarist and songwriter in slippery jazz harmonies and verbal enigmas for Steely Dan, in partnership with Donald Fagen, (the dude on the right) died on Sunday. He was 67. download the chart of walter becker 18 sag His death was announced on his official website,  … Continue reading Reeling in the Years, Walter Becker