Sunday

Jun. 30, 1996

At Home from Church

by Sarah Orne Jewett

SUNDAY 6/30

Today's Reading: "At Home from Church" by Sarah Orne Jewett.

The 26th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1971 on this day, granting the right to vote in all federal, state and local elections to persons 18 years of age and older.

Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic "Psycho" premiered on this day in 1960.

Margaret Mitchell's novel GONE WITH THE WIND was published on this day in 1936; she had worked on the novel for seven years.

American biochemist Paul Berg, who won the 1980 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, was born today in New York City, 1926.

Actress Susan Hayward (Edythe Marrener) was born today in Brooklyn, New York, 1918.

It's the birthday of singer, actress Lena Horne ("Stormy Weather"), born in Brooklyn, New York in 1917.

It was on this day in 1908 that a spectacular explosion occured over central Siberia, creating speculation about whether a meteorite or extraterrestrial object had been the cause.

It's the birthday of English poet, playwright John Gay ("The Beggar's Opera"), born in Devonshire in 1685.

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