January 17, and auspicious births


The First American, Ben Franklin, was born on this day in 1706.  Exactly a century later, Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, Martha, bore James Madison Randolph, the first child born in the White House (fitting that Thomas Jefferson’s grandson would be named after James Madison, no?).  And in 1990, James Darrell was born in Dallas, Texas.

Happy birthday, James!

 

One Response to January 17, and auspicious births

  1. Bret says:

    Happy Birthday, James! Make the best of it, and every day. Make your ancestors and future generations proud.

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