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(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)

German composer, Felix Mendelsohn, (1809-1847):

“The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.”

Author and poet, Gertrude Stein, (1874-1946):

“Everyone gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”

Artist, Norman Rockwell (1894-1978):

“I had a couple of million dollars’ worth of …stock once. And now it’s worth not much more than wallpaper.”

Other birthdays today include English playwright Sarah Kane (1971-199); British actor Warwick Davis (1970); The Kinks member, Dave Davies (b.1947 -younger brother of Ray Davies); French philosopher Simone Weil (1909-1943); Austrian poet, Georg Trakl (1887-1914) and American scientist Elizabeth Blackwell, (1821-1910).

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The first paper money of the Americas was issued on 3rd February, 1690 in Massachusetts.