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Birthdays occurring on May, 9

1814 John Brougham was born on May 9, 1814
To all my friends I leave kind thoughts
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1860 James Matthew Barrie was born on May 9, 1860
Scottish dramatist and novelist best known as the creator of Peter Pan, 1860-1937
I've sometimes thought. . . that the difference between us and the English is that the Scotch are hard in all other respects but soft with women, and the English are hard with women but soft in all other respects.
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1870 Harry Vardon was born on May 9, 1870
English golfer, 1870-1937
To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace. I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
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1882 Henry J. Kaiser was born on May 9, 1882
American industrialist and builder, 1882-1967
Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you
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1883 Jose Ortega y Gasset was born on May 9, 1883
Spanish philosopher and humanist , 1883-1955
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
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Deaths occurring on May, 9

1805 Friedrich von Schiller died on May 9, 1805
German poet, dramatist, philosopher and historian. 1759-1805
Dare to be wrong and to dream.
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1903 Paul Gauguin died on May 9, 1903
French painter, printmaker, and sculptor, 1848-1903
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.
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1911 Thomas W. Higginson died on May 9, 1911
American clergyman, author, minister and abolitionist, 1823-1911
Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges
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1970 Walter Reuther died on May 9, 1970
American labor organizer. 1907-1970
There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.
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1977 James Jones died on May 9, 1977
When he finished packing, he walked out on to the third-floor porch of the barracks brushing the dust from his hands, a very neat and deceptively slim young man in the summer khakis that were still early morning fresh.
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