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20 Feb

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 99 19:01:31 -0800
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Subject: LIT BITS V2 #52

X-Lib-of-Cong-ISSN: 1098-7649
Excerpted-from: LITERARY CALENDAR V2 #52

Today is Sunday, 21 February 1999; on this day,

96 years ago (1903),

	The author of numerous _Diaries_ and other erotica, Anais Nin, is
   born in Nevilly, France.  She will move to America after her father
   deserts the family, but later returns to live most of her life in Paris.

92 years ago (1907),

	W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden  is born in York.

74 years ago (1925),

	The first issue of the _The New Yorker_ is published.  Founded and
   edited by Harold Ross to "reflect metropolitan life" the magazine
   announces that it will not be "for the old lady in Dubuque."


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