Sep. 11, 1996
So We'll Go No More A-Roving
Today's Reading: "So We'll Go No More a Roving" by George Gordon, Lord Byron.
The Morton Pumpkin Festival begins today in Morton, Illinois, the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
The 86th annual Pendelton Round-Up begins today in Pendleton, Oregon.
On this day in 1951, Igor Stravinsky's opera THE RAKE'S PROGRESS with libretto by W. H. Auden, premiered in Vienna.
It's the birthday of English writer D. H. Lawrence (WOMEN IN LOVE; LADY CHATTERLY'S LOVER), born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, in 1885.
Short story writer William Sydney Porter, O. Henry, was born on this day in 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Architect William Holabird, known for Chicago's Gage Building (1898), was born on this day in Amenia Union, New York, in 1854.
Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish Nightingale, made her American opera debut at the Castle Garden Theatre in New York City in 1850.
The Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine occurred on this day in 1777 in Pennsylvania.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®