Mar. 16, 1997
To Her Sisters on the Nature of the Universe
Today's Reading: "To Her Sisters on the Nature of the Universe" by Thomas Lynch from SKATING WITH HEATHER GRACE, published by Alfred A. Knopf (1986).
President James Madison, an advocate of the free press and an open > government, was born on this day in King George County, Virginia, 1751.
It's the birthday of Union general John Pope, born in Louisville, Kentucky, 1822.
French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was born on this day in Bordeaux, France, 1822.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, THE SCARLET LETTER, was published on this day in 1850.
German physicist George Simon Ohm was born on this day in Bavaria in 1854.
Thelma Catherine Patricia Ryan, wife of Richard Nixon, was born on this day in Ely, Nevada, 1912.
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