Feb. 11, 2000
A Pink Hotel in California
Poem: "A Pink Hotel in California" by Margaret Atwood from Morning in the Burned House (Mclelland & Stewart).
It was on this day in 1990 that NELSON MANDELA was released after 27 years as a prisoner of the apartheid regime in South Africa.
It was on this day in 1975 that MARGARET THATCHER became leader of the British Conservative Party.
It's the birthday of fashion designer MARY QAUNT, born 1934 in London, the "mother of the miniskirt," whose motto was "Good taste is deathvulgarity life."
It was on this day in 1916 that the anarchist EMMA GOLDMAN was arrested in New York for giving a speech on birth control.
It's the birthday today of the inventor THOMAS EDISON, born 1847 in Milan, Ohio.
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