President John F. Kennedy was shot to death in Dallas, Texas, 1963. The assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was a malcontent who had visited Castro's Cuba and the Soviet Union.
New York Gov. Averell Harriman denounced the plans of Idaho Power Co. to build three dams in Hells Canyon, 1955. He favored a government-owned project.
Boise's KIDO-TV fired up its transmitter for the first time, 1952, to begin tests prior to beginning a regular broadcasting schedule.
Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek met with Pres. Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Cairo, Egypt, 1943. Chiang returned to China with the message that the Allies were in support of Chinese independence from Japan.
Labor leader John L. Lewis agreed to federal mediation to settle the dispute concerning the United Mine Workers and strikes at mines owned by steel companies, 1941. Lewis's action ended a dramatic showdown with President Franklin Roosevelt.
Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels complained, 1938, of criticism in the British Parliament. If the English wished to be friends with Germany, he said, they should not judge “inner political German circumstances,” such as Jews being deprived of their jobs and property.
Charles de Gaulle, President of France, was born, 1890. de Gaulle served with distinction in the French Army during World War I, was a military strategist, and led the French government in exile during World War II. He was involved in rebuilding France after World War II. His insistence on putting his country first before the desires of his American allies was annoying to many in the U.S.A.
He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt. -- Seneca
You've heard of the three ages of man: youth, middle-age, and "you are looking wonderful." -- Cardinal Francis Joseph Spellman
Curdled Quotes from Caustic Writers: I believe in one thing only, the power of the human will. -- Joseph Stalin
Proverbs 21:2 (American Standard Version)
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But the Lord weighs the hearts.
Quotes About the Importance of Prayer:
Day by day the manna fell,
Oh, to learn this lesson well!
Still by constant mercy fed,
Give me, Lord, my daily bread.
"Day by day" the promise reads,
Daily strength for daily needs;
Cast foreboding fears away,
Take the manna of today.
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