LIT BITS V2 #11
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 99 23:16:55 -0800
Subject: LIT BITS V2 #11
Excerpted-from: LITERARY CALENDAR V2 #11
Today is Monday, 11 January 1999; on this day,
157 years ago (1842),
William James, psychologist, philosopher, and brother of Henry, is
born in New York City.
96 years ago (1903),
South African novelist Alan Paton (_Cry, the Beloved Country_) is
born in Pietermaritzburg.
71 years ago (1928),
Thomas Hardy dies at his home near Dorchester at 87. His heart is
buried in the grave of his first wife in Dorset; his ashes are deposited
next to those of Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey.
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