May 25


Amber pages:


Edward Bulwer-Lytton, author of "The Last Days of Pompeii",


and also

Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet, philosopher,

born today in 1803; click here for more on Emerson

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, "The King of Tap Dancers", born today in 1878 - click here to hear Jerry Jeff Walker's tribute to him



Josip Broz (a.k.a. Marshall Tito), Yugoslavian leader, born today in 1892


Theodore Roethke, 
US poet, philosopher, born today in 1908


Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, born today in 1926



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