2012-70th anniversary of Vel d' Hiv round up "The Crime Committed in France, By France" It was in Paris in 1791, under the National Constituent Assembly, that Jews had become fully fledged citizens for the first time in Europe. Later, others had found in France a land of welcome, a chance at life, a promise of protection. Seventy years ago, this promise and this trust were trampled underfoot.
Joe DiMaggio was born on November 25, 1914 in Martinez, CA and died on March 8, 1999 in Hollywood, FL. He played for the New York Yankees from 1936–1942 and 1946–1951. His number was #5. He was married to Marilyn Monroe from 1954-1954. Soon after that he married Dorothy Arnold from 1939–1944.
British holocaust survivor Ben Helfgott's story inspires medal hopeful Zoe Smith http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/weightlifting/9042013/London-2012-Olympics-British-Holocaust-survivor-Ben-Helfgotts-story-inspires-medal-hopeful-Zoe-Smith.html
On March 15, 1953, the day following his 74th birthday, that Professor Albert Einstein formally agreed to permit his name to be used for the first medical school to be built in New York City since 1897.
Chief Rabbi and HM The Queen While committed to defending the Anglican faith, Queen Elizabeth II has also played a significant role in the transformation of Britain into a multi-ethnic, multi-faith society. http://www.chiefrabbi.org/2012/05/31/the-queen-is-defender-of-all-britains-faiths-published-in-the-times/