Tuesday

Jan. 13, 1998

The Winter's Spring

by John Clare

TUESDAY 1/13

Today's Reading: "The Winter's Spring" by John Clare.

It's the birthday of novelist Horatio Alger in Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1832, who wrote about poor boys rising to greatness through hard work and perseverance.

Western novelist A.B. Guthrie (SHANE; BIG SKY) was born on this day in 1901 in Bedford, Indiana.

The first radio broadcast to the public was made on this day in 1910 when Lee de Forest set up a microphone for Enrico Caruso at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

Singer and entertainer Sophie Tucker, billed as "The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas," was born in Russia in 1884.

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