|Louisa May Alcott|
1832 - Louisa May Alcott--Author of "Little Women" and "Little Men."
1898 - C.S. Lewis--author of the Narnia series (and many other books.)
1918 - Madeleine L'engle -- author of "A Wrinkle in Time"
1715 - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle.
1825 - "Barber of Seville" open in the U.S.
1962 - Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand."
1667 - Jonathan Swift -- author of "Gulliver's Travels"
1835 - Mark Twain -- beloved author of "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer"and many others.
1874 - Lucy Maud Montgomery -- author of "Anne of Green Gables."
1913 - Mary Martin -- actress and singer, "Peter Pan," "South Pacific," "The Sound of Music." -- also mom of actor Larry Hagman's.
|Hans Christian Andersen|
1835 - Hans Christian Andersen publishes first book of fairy tales
1887 - Sherlock Holmes first appears in "Study in Scarlett"
1929 - Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S. Lowe
1955 - Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus.
So, you can see we are sharing these auspicious dates with some pretty big names and events. We hope you'll be inspired by this short list, and support your favorite authors and books.
Do you remember what you got on your third birthday?