in 1862 on june 19th, president abraham lincoln outlined his emancipation proclamation, which outlawed slavery in the us.
in 1902 on june 19th atelio bernard cagnassola was born in raritan, new jersey.
happy birthday, pop!
and thanks for the pennies. i miss you & love you.
“Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.”
~ Alex Haley