#161 Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman


Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, born September 7, 1836, Glasgow, Scotland-died April 22, 1908, London, England. He was the British prime minister from December 5, 1905, to April 5, 1908. He granted self-government to the Transvaal (1906) and the Orange River Colony (1907), despite the Boers recent defeat by the British in the South African War (1899-1902). … Continue reading #161 Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman

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Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare


Mr Simon's natal chart was rectified and shown below. His ascendant is Libra 22° with the symbol of "A little child is laughing as the streaming water turns into a grotto and the birds hurry to drink". This fits a man who wrote play on the Book of Job and made it a comedy, for … Continue reading Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare

Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley


Recently I was reading a series of essays, “English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism” edited by M. H. Abrams in 1960. One writer, I think it was the poet Donald Davie,  mentioned how when he was young and first introduced to the Romantics he loved Shelley to the point of memorizing his poems and quoting … Continue reading Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley

#292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle


The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World." In his Vernon Arena, promoter Jack Doyle staged 20-round world championship fights and, between bouts, allowed the sporting set to refresh itself … Continue reading #292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle

#297 Danny Cox heavyweight boxer


There are a few issues with Jones's notation on Danny Cox. First he has him born in Washington DC while Boxing Rec NYC. We went with Boxing Rec, and suspect that Mr. Cox was born in Hell's Kitchen near Times Square. We do have the Jones chart as stated in his book nonetheless but in … Continue reading #297 Danny Cox heavyweight boxer

Almost Saint: George Sanders


George Sanders was born on July 3, 1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  He was twelve years old when the Russian Revolution came around, and his family fled to England supporting his Moon inconjunct his Sun suggesting "sudden home upsets."  His parents were Henry Peter  Sanders (1868–1960), and Margarethe Sanders (née Kolbe; 1883–1967) both also born in the city.  … Continue reading Almost Saint: George Sanders

#938 Eight foot high and counting – Bob Wadlow


Robert Wadlow (Born Robert Pershing Wadlow on 22 February 1918 – died 15 July 1940) is the tallest person in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. He is often known as the "Alton Giant" because he was born in Alton, Illinois Robert Wadlow reached 8 feet 11.1 inches (272 cm) in height and … Continue reading #938 Eight foot high and counting – Bob Wadlow

Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Cancer 01


We are rectifying Justice Ginsburg's chart to Cancer 01.  We feel that this works based on that the Cancer 01 ascendant givers her a musical bent, demonstrated not only by her son James and his Grammy wins, but also her attendance with her friend and colleague Anton Scalia to operas and sympthonies.                           … Continue reading Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Cancer 01

Melania Trump, Mrs. Donald Trump, Sr.


We have been asked for Melania Trump's birthday after publishing Michelle Obama's.  It has been rectified so we are making her Ascendant 03 Scorpio with a Midheaven of Leo that gives her a career in entertainment; previously to marrying Pres. Trump she was a fashion model.  Her chart is a See-Saw temperament type with many planets … Continue reading Melania Trump, Mrs. Donald Trump, Sr.

September 6 2017 Full Moon


This week as we visit Bristol Connecticut we get a full moon.  The home town of writer Joel Anthony, Bristol a town in Hartford County, about sixteen miles away from the Capitol, Hartford, is in the central part of the Nutmeg State. Situated on the Pequabuck river, Bristol was a major manufacturer of woollens, hardware, … Continue reading September 6 2017 Full Moon