Jan. 29, 1996
Today's reading: "Brian O'Linn" an Irish ballad by an anonymous author.
The first Librarian of Congress, John James Beckley, was appointed on this day in 1802.
Birthday of painter John Calcott Horsley, designer of first Christmas card, was born in London in 1817.
Novelist Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov was born in Ukraine in 1860.
Actor W. C. Fields was born in Philadelphia in 1880.
Birthday of Oprah Winfrey, born in Mississippi in 1954.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®