This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. ~~William Shakespeare, Richard III

Thursday, October 22, 2009

This Day in History...

Couldn't find anything that really interested me (or was really old) for today but this certainly was important...

October 22, 1962 - JFK announces in a televised speech that US spy planes had discovered Soviet missile bases - still under construction but almost completed - in Cuba that would be within striking distance of major US cities.

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