Jan. 26, 1996
Rosedale Theater, 1938
Today's reading: "Rosedale Theater, 1938" by L. E. Sissman from HELLO DARKNESS, published by Atlantic, Little Brown.
Birthday of puppeteer Cora Baird, born in 1912.
Science fiction author, Phillip Farmer, born in 1918.
Actor Paul Newman born in Ohio in 1925.
Birthday of cartoonist Jules Pheiffer, born in New York City in 1929.
Today is Australia Day, formerly Foundation Day, celebrating the first British settlement in 1788.
Birthday of author Mary Mappes Doge, born in 1831.
Tennessee was the first state to prohibit liquor on this day in 1838.
The first electric dental drill was patented on this day in 1875 by George F. Green.
Birthday of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, born in 1880.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®