It was on this date in:
1791 – that John Fitch received a patent in the United States for the steamboat;
1821 – the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina was officially opened;
1914 – World War I, the Germany colony of Togoland was invaded by French & British forces;
1970 – the then new feminist movement led by Betty Friedan leads a USA nationwide Womens’ Strike for Equality;
2011 – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner received certification from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)
Just a few historical tidbits of note for another fine summer Vancouver day!…
Before our Creator, we are all equally wise and equally foolish. – Albert Einstein, adapt.
Equality is the source of liberty; there is in fact, no liberty without it. – Frances Wright
Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently. – Tom Robbins
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. – Yiddish Proverb
Once the game is over the King & the Pawn go back in the same box. – Italian Proverb
There is so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it hardly becomes any of us
To talk about the rest of us.
~Edward Wallis Hoch
Cheers to a fine day among equals!!
Harmony! Concurrence! It’s a match!