It's also the Day of the Innocents.
(first day of the El Dias de las Muertos in Mexico, or anywhere else you happen to see the "dead" walking about)
And here is his WIKI:
You want to talk about someone who exemplified what it meant to be a commander who led by example, this man was IT.
Such a vast knowledge of naval warfare that he possessed.
It's a rather lengthy read, but it IS intriguing. (make a damn fine movie, imho)
Now, back to the rest of the story...
*** Halloween went off around here without a peep...for a damn change.
This nation is built by individuals...pulling TOGETHER...striving TOGETHER, and yes, even suffering TOGETHER.
And through it all, we DO prevail...and move FORWARD towards a better future.