Jan. 24, 1996
Today's reading: "Epitaph" by anonymous author (from a church yard in England)
Birthday of writer Vicki Baum, born in Vienna in 1888.
American painter Robert Motherwell born in 1915.
Evangelist Oral Roberts born in Oklahoma in 1918.
The Eskimo Pie appeared on the market in 1922.
Birthday of zoology writer Desmond Morris, born in England in 1928.
English playwright William Congreve born in London in 1670.
French playwright Pierre Augustine Beaumarch, born in Paris in 1732.
Birthday of journalist and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond, born in 1820.
Founder of the study of bacteriology, Ferdinand Cohn, born in Prussia in 1828.
Gold was discovered at a saw mill in California on this day in 1848.
Novelist Edith Wharton was born on this day in New York City in 1862.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®