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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 98 18:20:37 -0700
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Subject: LIT BITS -- CALENDAR  V1 #251

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LITERARY CALENDAR      Tuesday, October 20 1998      Volume 01 : Number 251

Today is Tuesday, 20 October 1998; on this day,

144 years ago (1854),

	Arthur Rimbaud, who writes most of the verse for which he will
   become famous before the age of 20, is born in Charleville, France.

70 years ago (1928),

	Reviewing A. A. Milne's _House at Pooh Corner_ in her "Constant
   Reader" column for _The New Yorker_, Dorothy Parker exclaims: "'Tonstant
   Weader fwowed up."

43 years ago (1955),

	Jean Cocteau is initiated into the Academie Francaise, declaring:
   "Since it's now fashionable to laugh at the conservative French Academy,
   I have remained a rebel by joining it."
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