#146 Tennis Pro, Don Budge


The Best Tennis ever? The green chart below is Marc Jones's time for tennis great Don Budge; the black is Michel Gauquelin's; we are going with the latter time because like Sir Don Bradman, Budge changed the game with his backhand style.  The Jones times does put Uranus in the tenth but not as a … Continue reading #146 Tennis Pro, Don Budge

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#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

Searching for Isabel M Hickey — whomever she is


Isabel Hickey was born on August 19, 1903 at 12:25 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts, the same town that President John F. Kennedy would be born in thirteen years later. Based on the records of the Brookline Historical Society, it had been a ne-er do town for some time complete with the trappings of a country … Continue reading Searching for Isabel M Hickey — whomever she is

Szeged Hungary Quake 1879


Urania astrology magazine in an 1880 issue, reported that October 25, 1879 there was a quake in Szegeb, Hungary.  We do not know if it was related to the building of dam in the area or not but there were a lot of rains with subsequent destruction mentioned for that time period.  It is possible … Continue reading Szeged Hungary Quake 1879

Correcting the Abdul Bahá Chart


                               The Controversy When we put up the original Abdul Bahá chart, one reader noted that since he was born in Persia, their dating system was not Western but Zoroastrian-based.  That means that instead of a midnight to midnight calendar day, theirs … Continue reading Correcting the Abdul Bahá Chart

Lent & Padre Pio


Biograph Francesco Forgione was born in a small town called Pietrelcina, near Benevento outside of Naples in Southern Italy, He was fifth of eight children. At an early age, he had celestial visions &  spoke with Jesus and the Virgin Mother.  He was also tormented by the devil to turn away from the Heavenly visions. … Continue reading Lent & Padre Pio