Archive for February 26th, 2011

‘’BUFFALO BILL’’ CODY BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1846

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William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was a soldier, buffalo hunter and
showman. He was one of the most colorful figures of the Old West, mostly
famous for the shows he organized with cowboy themes. Buffalo Bill received
the Medal of Honor in 1872. He died on January 10, 1917. 

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CEREAL MAKER BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1852

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John Harvey Kellogg (above) was an medical doctor in Battle Creek, Michigan, who ran 
a sanitarium. He is best known for the invention of the corn flakes breakfast cereal with his brother, Will Keith Kellogg (pictured below).  

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Will K. Kellogg

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Kellogg’s Corn Flakes ad from 1914

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“THE MAN IN BLACK” WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1932

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FATS DOMINO ~ BIRTHDAY 83 TODAY

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JACKIE GLEASON (FEB. 26, 1916–JUNE 24, 1987)

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