Jan. 22, 1996
Today's reading: "Tourists" by Howard Moss from A SWIM OFF THE ROCKS, published by Atheneum.
Feast Day of St. Vincent, patron saint of wine growers.
Birthday of English philosopher and essayist, Francis Bacon, born in 1561.
Andre-Marie Ampere, French physicist who founded science of electrodynamics, born in 1775.
English poet Lord Byron born on this day in 1788 in London.
Birthday of businessman and philanthropist Robert Brookings in 1850.
Film director, D. W. Griffith born in Kentucky in 1875.
Birthday of "father of psychosomatic medicine", Franz Alexander, born in 1891.
American poet Howard Moss born in 1922.
First commercial television station west of the Mississippi began operating in 1947.
Today is the 23rd anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision made by the Supreme Court in 1973.
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