Daily Inspiration
June 17

Gold Miners...Part of the history of the wild west. The dreams were large, the work was hard,  always dangerous, in uncharted territories, the conditions miserable at best and the financial rewards were just a big maybe. All the effort simply to make their lifestyle better.

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth. 

Napoleon Hill

Today in History

1898  US Senate agrees to annex Hawaii.

1939 Last public guillotining in France. Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the prison Saint-Pierre.

1950 1st kidney transplant  completed in Chicago.

1956 Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister.

1958 The Wooden Roller Coaster at Playland, which is in the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada opened, and is still open to this day.

1963 Supreme Court rules against Bible reading/prayer in public schools.

1970 Edwin Land patents Polaroid camera.

1987  With the death of the last individual, the Dusky Seaside Sparrow becomes extinct.


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