Jan. 4, 1998
The Road Not Taken
Today's Reading: "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost from THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Today is the birthday in 1643 of British physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton, considered one of the greatest scientific geniuses of all time [old style Dec 25].
Librarian, mythologist and philologist Jakob Grimm (GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES) was born on this day in Hanau, Germany, 1785.
It's the birthday of Louis Braille, inventor of the touch-system of reading and writing for the blind. He was born in Coupvray, France, in 1809 and blinded by an accident at the age of three.
Today is the birthday of Charles Sherwood Stratton (General Tom Thumb), born in 1838.
In 1960 Albert Camus (THE PLAGUE) was killed in a car accident near Sens, France.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®