“A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.”
“There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.”
“I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.”
1788 – The first English settlers arrived in Australia’s Botany Bay to establish a penal colony
1882 – A.A. Milne, author and creator of Winnie the Pooh, was born.
1913 – The American actor and comedian Danny Kaye was born. Here he is singing the song “Inchworm” from the movie Hans Christian Anderson.
1980 – One of my favorite albums of all time, Pink Floyd’s The Wall hits number 1 on Billboard. Below is the song “Another Brick in the Wall.”