Dec. 11, 1995
Today's reading: "Flemish Primitive" by G. S. Fraser from A Book of Scottish Verse, 1967, published by Oxford University Press.
Birthday of German bacteriologist (Heinrich Hermann) Robert Koch, 1843.
Composer Elliott Carter born in 1908.
Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouzborn in 1911.
Birthday of Russian novelist and historian Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born in 1918.
British ballet choreographer Kenneth MacMillan born in 1929.
King Edward VIII abdicated in 1936 to marry Mrs. Wallis Simpson.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®