Monthly Archives: July 2017

July 4, 1826 – The Death of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thomas-jefferson-and-john-adams-die “On this day in 1826, former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, who were once fellow Patriots and then adversaries, die on the same day within five hours of each other.Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were the last surviving … Continue reading

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It’s the 4th Of July! Yaah! What’s With the 1812 Overture?

My Annual Re-Post of an old crank’s rant! 🙂 . So Fourth of July is here and we all will be hearing both the Capitol Fourth celebration and the Boston Pops play the final themes of the 1812 Overture on … Continue reading

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Toritto – A Life InPictures- #10

Our first home on Staten Island.  We purchased it before I was out of the service. And so I spent the month of February 1966 with JoAnn, my wife of two plus years whom I had only lived with for … Continue reading

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