Apr. 16, 1996
Today's Reading: "Nostalgia" by Billy Collins from QUESTIONS ABOUT ANGELS, published by William Morrow & Company
Today is Holocaust Remembrance day to commemorate the six million Jews who were killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
It's the birthday of French writer Anatole France, born in Paris in 1844.
Aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright was born in Millville, Indiana in 1867.
It's the birthday of Irish dramatist and poet John Millington Synge, who wrote PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, born in Dublin in 1871.
Actor Charles Spencer Chaplin (Charlie Chaplin) was born in London, 1889.
It's the birthday of dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham, born in Centralia, Washington in 1919.
English writer Kingsley Amis was born in London on this day in 1922.
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