Tuesday

Jan. 30, 1996

Ode to Healing

by John Updike

TUESDAY 1/30

Today's reading: "Ode to Healing" by John Updike from COLLECTED POEMS, published by Alfred A. Knopf.

King Charles I of England was beheaded on this day in 1649.

In 1847 the town of Yerba Buena, California changed its name to San Francisco.

Birthday of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, born in Hyde Park, New York in 1882.

The Lone Ranger radio program was first broadcast in 1933 in Detroit, Michigan.

Birthday of author Richard Brautigan, born in Tacoma, Washington in 1935.

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