Jan. 8, 1996
Calling in the Cat
Today's reading: "Calling in the Cat" by Elizabeth Coatsworth from COMPASS ROSE, 1929, published Coward-McCann.
Galileo died on this day in 1642.
Birthday of English trick rider Philip Astley, born in 1742.
Lowell Mason, hymn composer, born in 1792.
Last battle of the War of 1812 took place on this day in 1815.
Birthday of publisher Frank Doubleday in 1862.
Novelist and short story writer John Neihardt, born in 1881.
Birthday of airplane manufacturer William Piper, born in 1881.
Franciscan priest Maksymillian Kolbe, martyred by the Nazis during WW II, was born on this day in 1894.
Birthday of cartoonist Peter Arno, born in 1904.
Elvis Presley born in 1935.
Physicist Stephen Hawking born in 1942.
General Charles de Gaulle was named president of France in 1959.
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