Jan. 30, 1997

Green Market, New York

by Julia Kasdorf


Today's Reading:"Green Market, New York" by Julia Kasdorf from SLEEPING PREACHER, published by University of Pittsburgh Press.

The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities starts today in Eatonville, Florida, celebrating Hurston and her work.

The LONE RANGER radio show premiered today in 1933 on WXYZ in Detroit.

Writer Richard Brautigan (TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA) was born today in Tacoma, Washington, 1933.

It's the birthday of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States; born today in 1882 in Hyde Park, New York. The only president to serve more than two terms.

English physician William Jenner, who discovered the difference between typhus and typhoid fever in 1847, was born on this day in 1815.

English writer Walter Savage Landor was born in Warwick, England, 1775.

It was on this day in 1649 that Charles I was executed by order of the Parliament under Oliver Cromwell.

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