Apr. 25, 1996
The Casualties of April
Today's Reading: "The Casualties of April" by Steven Dobyns from COMMON CARNAGE, published by Penguin Books
Today is Martin Waldseemuller Remembrance Day, for the German geographer and mapmaker who gave America its name.
Daniel Defoe's book ROBINSON CRUSOE was published in London in 1719.
Pioneering inventor in wireless communication Guglielmo Marconi was born in Bologna, Italy in 1875.
Ella Fitzgerald was born on this day in Newport News, Virginia in 1918.
Puccini's opera TURANDOT premiered in 1926 at La Scala in Milan.
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