Friday, May 10, 2013

Being a goddess, I'll ask him myself


Actress Joan Crawford died on this day in 1977. Her last words, spoken to her housekeeper, who had begun to pray aloud:

"Damn it . . . Don’t you dare ask God to help me."

Also on this day, in 1863, General Stonewall Jackson died. He was mortally wounded by his own men at the Battle of Chancellorsville. His last words:

"Let us cross over the river and sit under the shade of the trees."