On this date in history...

They lived but for a moment in time but their lives have changed the world forever...

December 8, 1542: Mary Queen of Scots was born

In Linlithgow Palace in Scotland, a daughter is born to James V, the dying king of Scotland. Named Mary, she was the only surviving child of her father and ascended to the Scottish throne when the king died just six days after her birth.

"In my end is my beginning." -- Mary, Queen of Scots

...meanwhile, 401 years later....

December 8, 1943:
James Douglas Morrison was born

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors.

I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps "Oh look at that!" Then- whoosh, and I'm gone...and they'll never see anything like it ever again...and they won't be able to forget me- ever." -- Jim Morrison
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