Feb. 26, 1997
This is Where
Today's Reading:"This is Where" by Mary Oliver.
It's the birthday of Mabel Dodge Luhan, who attracted people like Gertrude Stein, Isadora Duncan, John Reed, and Robinson Jeffers to her salons in Florence, Manhattan, and Taos, New Mexico. She was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1879.
Cartoonist Rudolph Dirks, creator of the "Katzenjammer Kids" cartoon strip, was born on this day in Heide, Germany, 1877.
It was on this day in 1848 that Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles published THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO, in London, on the eve of the Revolutions of 1848.
It's the birthday of Colonel William Frederick Cody, "Buffalo Bill," born on this day on a farm near Le Claire, Iowa, 1846.
It's the birthday of French painter and caricaturist Honore Daumier, born in Marseilles, France, 1808.
France's greatest poet and novelist, Victor Hugo (THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME; LES MISERABLES) was born on this day in Besancon, France, 1802.
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