12-30 TABLE of CONTENTS:
QUOTE by Louisa May Alcott.
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12-30 DATES, ANNIVERSARIES, and EVENTS
B. 12-30-1883, Marie Gevers, Franco-Belgian novelist and poet.
B. 12-30-1923, Sara Lidman, novelist, one of Sweden's the most acclaimed and read authors.
B. 12-30-1837, Marie Lipsius, German writer who used the pseudonym La Mara.
B. 12-30-1921, Maryann Smith, editor Healthways magazine (1976), and before that associate editor Popular Science (1955-58).
B. 12-30-1923, Sara Lidman. Swedish writer.
B. 12-30-1931, Skeeter Davis (Mary Frances Penick), country singer teamed with high school friend Betty Jack and made a top single. After Betty Jack was killed and Skeeter badly injured in a car wreck, Skeeter became a top recording soloist and Grand Ole Opry (1959) star.
B. 12-30-1946, Patti Smith, writer, songwriter, singer. Her mother was a waitress and professional singer.
B. 12-30-19__, Tracey Ullman, actor.
Event 12-30-1975, the city board of Anchorage, Alaska bars discrimination on the basis of sex, or sexual preference in employment, housing, public accommodations, education, and finance.
Event 12-30-1994, a lone gunman shoots seven people in two women's clinics in Brookline, MA. Two women, office workers Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols die. Almost two days later the gunman is captured after shooting at a reproductive health clinic in Norfolk, VA.
QUOTES DU JOUR
ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY:
"Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won."
-- Louisa May Alcott in a letter to Lucy Stone declaring her support of women's rights and suffrage.
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