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Today is Day 219 of 2022


1876

Dutch-born German spy/dancer/courtesan Mata Hari born in Leeuwarden, Holland.
"A harlot? Yes, but a traitoress, never!" ~ Mata Hari

1885
Actress Billie Burke (best known as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in The Wizard of Oz) born in Washington DC.

1909
Alice Huyler Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip from New York to San Francisco.
It took them 59 days in their green Maxwell 30.

1911
Director and screenwriter Nicholas Ray born in Galesville, Wisconsin.

1931
Legendary jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke dies at the age of 28 of an alcoholic seizure.

1942
Radio host, writer Garrison Keillor born in Anoka, Minnesota.

1947
Thor Heyerdahl's balsa wood raft, the Kon-Tiki, lands on reef Tuamotu Islands after a 101-day, 7,000 kilometer journey across the Pacific Ocean.

1974
Philippe Petit walks a tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.


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Moss covered shack near Joy Lake in Carnation, Washington.
Taken 20190807 with the X camera.
Photo available Here


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Proverb:
What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth. ~ Jewish Proverb

        


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