Feb. 17, 1996
Today's reading: "Archie Confesses" by Don Marquis from ARCHY AND MEHITABEL.
Birthday of English economist Thomas Malthus, born in 1766.
Australian poet, Andrew "Banjo" Patterson (Waltzing Matilda) born in 1864.
Birthday of African-American singer, Marian Anderson, born in 1899.
Writer Chaim Potok is born in New York City in 1929.
Birthday of sports broadcaster Walter Lanier Barber, born in 1908.
Television was publicly demonstrated for the first time in London in 1938.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®