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June 11, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. Richard Strauss, composer, b. 1864. Jacques Cousteau, underwater explorer, b. 1910. On June 11, 1942, the United States and the Soviet Union signed a lend lease agreement to aid the Soviet war effort in World […]

June 10, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1943~ballpoint pen patented. Judy Garland, actress, b. 1922 Saul Bellow, writer, b. 1915 1940~ Italy declares war on France and Great Britain as part of its Axis alliance with Nazi Germany, after withholding formal allegiance to either […]

June 9, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Donald Duck, cartoon, b. 1934. Cole Porter, composer, b. 1891. Johnny Depp, actor, b. 1963. 1898~ China leases Hong Kong’s new territories to the United Kingdom for 99 years by signing the Convention for the Extension of […]

June 8, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On June 8, 1968, authorities announced the capture in London of James Earl Ray, the suspected assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Go to article » Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, b. 1867. Some people […]

June 7, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1975- VCR introduced. 1955-“$64000 Question” TV premiere. 1848-Paul Gauguin, painter born. Rome has long been a pizza city. Now, it’s a pizza vending machine city, too. A new outpost, Mr. Go, makes a steaming pizza from scratch […]