Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Thursday, January 17, 2013
People: Benjamin Franklin
January 17, 1706: A man whose accomplishments were far to numerous to list here, Benjamin Franklin, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. One of his more impressive endeavors was to publish one of the first detailed charts of the Gulf Stream, a boon to mariners from all over the globe.
Header: Benjamin Franklin by Joseph-Siffred Duplessis c 1785 via Wikipedia