Jan. 15, 1997
Today's Reading:"One-Hundred and Twenty-First Psalm" from the Bay Psalm Book.
It's the birthday of French actor and playwright Moliere, Jean-Batiste Poquelin, born in Paris in 1622. (SCHOOL FOR WIVES; THE MISER)
Russian poet Osip Mandelstam was born on this day in Warsaw, Poland, 1891. He later disappeared and was never seen again after being arrested and imprisoned for writing a poem about Stalin.
The 18th Amendment (Prohibition) went into effect on this day in 1920 and lasted until 1933.
Minister and civil-rights leader Martin Luther King was born on this day in Atlanta, 1929.
It's the birthday of photographer Matthew Brady, born near Lake George, New York, 1823.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®