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On this day in history….a Spanish painter is born, my parents are married, and WW II reaches its climax

Reverse chronological order…. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez was born. (June 6, 1599 – August 6, 1660) My parents Erwin A. Thompson and Ruth E. Thompson were married June 6, 1942 (66th anniversary today). D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II Erwin and Ruth Thompson snuggle up on a past […]