Nov. 7, 1996
Today's Reading:"Forty Something" by Robert Hass from SUN UNDER WOOD, published by The Ecco Press.
Franklin Roosevelt became the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term on this day in 1944.
It's the birthday in McLeod, Alberta, of singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell, 1943.
Danish writer and musician Benny Andersen was born on this day in a suburb of Copenhagen, 1929.
It's the birthday of evangelist Billy Graham, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1918.
It's the anniversary today of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, led by Vladimir Lenin.
French writer Albert Camus (THE STRANGER; THE PLAGUE; THE FALL) was born on this day in Mondovi, Algeria, 1913.
Zoologist and animal behaviorist Konrad Lorenz, was born today in Vienna, 1903.
It's the birthday of writer Herman Mankiewicz (DINNER AT EIGHT; CITIZEN CANE), born in New York City, 1897.
Physicist Marie Curie, winner of two Nobel Prizes for chemistry, was born in Warsaw in 1867.
On this day in 1637, Anne Hutchinson was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony, charged with heresy for preaching that faith alone was enough for salvation.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®