Feb. 4, 1996
Today's reading: "Lucinda Matlock" by Edgar Lee Masters from SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY.
Today marks halfway point of winter
44 days, 11 hours, and 53 minutes of winter season have elapsed.
Moon enters the full phase today.
Feast Day of Saint Joan of Arc, patron saint of soldiers.
Birthday of naturalist John Bachman who wrote text for Audubon books, born in 1790.
Apache Wars began in 1861 at Apache Pass, Arizona.
Birthday of aviator Charles Lindbergh, born in Detroit in 1902.
Author and feminist Betty Friedan was born in Peoria in 1904.
Birthday of Rosa Lee Parks, known for Montgomery Bus Boycott, born in 1913.
First electronic portable typewriter was available to consumers in 1957.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®