If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
September 30, 2023
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adjective (PAH-mee)

Palmy describes something that is flourishing or marked by prosperity, or something that is abounding in or bearing palms.

// They knew her in her palmy days when she was living high.

// They moved to a palmy suburb with lots of new homes and parks.

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“The newspaper industry will survive, and golfers are in no danger of becoming an extinct species. Still, in both cases, the palmy days are probably long gone. Advertising revenues that largely sustained the press have been diverted to the upstart media of a digitized world, while the leisurely pace of golf proves increasingly out of step with the modern hurly-burly.” — James Gill, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), 6 May 2022

"Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them, but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight. True education combines intellect, beauty, goodness, and the greatest of these is goodness. When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another." - Helen Keller
- William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (d. 1701)
- José María Morelos, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1815)
- Decimus Burton, British architect (Hyde Park, Palm House Kew Gardens), born in London, England (d. 1881)
- Irving B. Kahn, American inventor of the teleprompter, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1994)
- Eileen Chang, Chinese-American writer, scriptwriter and feminist, born in Shanghai, China (d. 1995)
- Patrice Rushen, American jazz and RandB pianist and singer and songwriter ("Forget Me Nots"), born in Los Angeles, California
- Maria Esmeralda, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III and Lilian Baels
- Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Bengali playback and pop singer-songwriter, actor, and TV personality (The Voice India), born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India

On this date in 1927, an outbreak of tornadoes across the midwest caused 81 deaths and damages approaching $25 million. A single tornado which traveled from St. Louis to Granite City, Illinois killed 79 people.

- Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Daniel Defoe's famous novel)
- Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit
- Twenty-two Nazi leaders, including Joachim von Ribbentrop and Hermann Goering, are found guilty of war crimes and sentenced to death or prison at the Nuremberg war trials
- Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR and NL record 16th in September
- The Supremes release single "Love Child"
- 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
- Stanisław Konarski, Polish political writer and Catholic priest who influenced education reform in Poland, born in Żarczyce Duże, Poland (d. 1773)
- Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI whose decisions contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1804)
- Princess Charlotte of Monaco, illegitimate daughter of Louis II and mother of Prince Rainier III born in Constantine, French Algeria (d. 1977)
- Chung Hee Park, Korean general and President of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated in office, born in Gumi, Japanese Korea (d. 1979)

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