Sunday

Nov. 24, 1996

Winter: An Ode

by Samuel Johnson

SUNDAY 11/24

Today's Reading:"Winter: An Ode" by Samuel Johnson (1709-1784).

moon enters its full phase tonight at 11:10 p.m., EST, also known this month as the Beaver or Frosty Moon.

It's the birthday of Dutch scientist Simon van der Meer, 1925, who helped discover the massive subatomic particles call W and Z.

Dale Carenegie, author of HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE, was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri, 1888.

Composer and musician Scott Joplin ("Maple Leaf Rag") was born today in Texarkana, Texas, 1868.

Architect Cass Gilbert, who designed the Minnesota State Capitol and New York's Woolworth Building, was born in Zanesville, Ohio, on this day in 1859.

Author Frances Hodgson Burnett (LITTLE LORD FAUNTLERY; THE LITTLE PRINCESS; THE SECRET GARDEN) was born on this day in Manchester, England, 1849.

Italian writer and journalist C. Collodi, the creator of PINOCCHINO, was born in Florence, Italy, on this day in 1826.

Architect Alexander Parris, designer of Quincy Market and St. Paul's Cathedral in Boston, was born in Hebron, Massachusetts, 1780.

Novelist and humorist Laurence Sterne (TRISTAM SHANDY) was born on this day in Clonmel, Ireland, 1713.

Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, was born on this day in Amsterdam, 1632.

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®

 









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