Nov. 1, 1997
Today's Reading: "November Again" by Louis Jenkins from JUST ABOVE WATER, published by Holy Cow! Press (1997).
Today is All Saint's Day, an observance that can be traced back to the reign of Pope Gregory III in the eight century.
The Bald Eagle migration starts about this time below Canyon Ferry Dam east of Helena, Montana.
The first issue of the ROLLING STONE hit the streets on this day in 1967. --Playwright A.R. Gurney (THE MIDDLE AGES, THE DINING ROOM, LOVE LETTERS) was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930.
Spanish opera soprano Victoria de Los Angeles was born in Barcelona in 1923.
Norwegian writer and wartime hero Nordahl Brun Greig, famous for his WW II radio addresses and war poems, was born in Bergen in 1902.
American novelist and playwright Sholem Asch, author of THREE CITIES, THE MOTHER, and GOD OF VENGEANCE, was born in Kutno, Poland, in 1880.
American sportswriter Grantland Rice was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 1880.
Novelist, poet and short-story writer Stephen Crane, author of the civil war novel THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE, was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1871.
Scottish physicist and meteorologist Balfour Steward, who helped create the foundation of spectrum analysis through his studies of radiant heat, was born in Edinburgh in 1828.
Architect James Renwick, who designed New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral, was born in New York City in 1818.
Brewer Benjamin Lee Guinness was born in Dublin in 1798.
French poet and historian Nicolas Boileaus was born in Paris in 1636.
Italian goldsmith and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini was born in Florence in 1500.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®