Quotes[ edit ] I haven't a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming petty vices whatsoever.
Ball July 10, - April 12,an ad executive, was the person with the strongest claim to having invented the smiley face -- the simple, circular yellow face with an ear-to-ear grin and no ears. Ball founded an advertising and PR agency in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Inone of his clients, State Mutual Life Assurance Company of America, asked him to help with the reassurance of workers in the wake of a merger. It stands to reason: At least he wasn't fined.
According to the APthe smiley's popularity peaked inwhen fifty million smiley buttons were sold. Inthe USPS issued a smiley-face stamp. Who says there isn't a distinctive American culture?
InCharlie Alzamora stepped forward to dispute Ball's claim of priority. You wouldn't think, by that time, it would be anything that anyone outside the post office would want to claim credit for.
Alzamora, by then program director for New York radio station WMCA AM ; I don't think it had religious programming in those daystold the New York Times that a happy face with a slightly crooked smile was developed by the station in as a promotion for its DJ's.
They say that success has a thousand fathers, but failure is an orphan. This must be an exceptional case. It's about the hair.
Margaret-Eleanora Banks, known as Peggy, was 22 inan orphan living with her brother. At the time, she and Harry Grenville already planned to marry, but her fortune was a mere pounds.
They didn't marry untilby which time her sister had died unmarried, doubling Peggy's fortune by the terms of their father's will. Harry Grenville, as governour of Barbados, had also improved his own circumstances.
Pass Ontario, CAalong the way. She had been banned from gym class for over a week because administrators felt that other girls would be uncomfortable getting undressed in front of her.
I'd like to say that that makes him something like a carnival barker, but his role was not so full-throated. So that's not the excuse for this entry. He's a vegetarian and very active animal-rights advocate.In the morning of Feb. 26, , nearly million gallons of water and coal waste rushed from Buffalo Mining Company’s slurry impoundments through Buffalo Creek Hollow, Logan County, heartoftexashop.com The flood coursed through 16 coal mining settlements along the creek where hundreds of families lived.
- May 29; Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks. After years the Eastern Roman Empire has finally reached its end, shutting Europe's door to the East. Jun 01, · The Buffalo Creek Flood was a disaster that occurred on February 26, , when the Pittston Coal Company’s coal slurry impoundment dam #3, located on a hillside in Logan County, West Virginia burst four days after having been declared ‘satisfactory’ by a federal mine inspector.
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On February 26, , one of the worst disasters in WV history occurred at Buffalo Creek, Logan County, WV when a dam broke and killed people.
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