have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the
hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their
character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
Lydia M. Child
Today in History
1930 1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady NY.
1936 "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell, published.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
1948 Transistor as a substitute for Radio tubes announced by Bell Labs.
1953 1st Corvette manufactured.
1971 Ohio becomes 38th state to approve of lower voting age to 18, thus ratifying 26th amendment.
1994 Pre-trial hearings open in LA against OJ Simpson
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