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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 99 23:16:55 -0800
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Subject: LIT BITS V2 #11

X-Lib-of-Cong-ISSN: 1098-7649
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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