Jan. 28, 1996
As the Children's Carpool Departs
Today's reading: "As the Children's Carpool Departs" by Deborah Pope from MORTAL WORLD, published by Louisiana State University Press.
Birthday of William Seward Burroughs, manufacturer of first recording adding machine, born in New York in 1855.
French novelist Collett, born in 1873 in France, best known for book titled Gigi.
Musician Arthur Rubenstein born in 1887 in Poland.
Birthday of painter Jackson Pollock, born in Wyoming in 1912.
Pop artist Claes Thure Oldenburg, born in 1929.
Irish poet William Butler Yeats died on this day in 1939.
American space shuttle Challenger exploded after take off on this day in 1986.
Super Bowl 30 will be played today in Tempe, Arizona.
Birthday of astronomer Johannes Hevelius, first to compile an atlas of moon, born in 1611.
Birthday of English printer, John Baskerville, born in 1706.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®