Tag Archive: P.T. Barnum

Jul 05 2017

Not My Circus

Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. American businessman, and co-founder of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, P. T. Barnum, was born on this day in 1810 (died 1891). I miss the circus. But, truth be told, I hadn’t been in years, so I suppose …

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Jul 05 2016

If it’s Tuesday, it may be raining

Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing! American politician, showman, and businessman, Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum was born on this day in 1810 (died 1891). I never wanted to run away and join the circus. For one thing, I don’t do heights. For another, I didn’t grow up going to the circus at the Coliseum. The …

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