Mobster Henry Hlll was born on this day in 1943. He died last year. Henry Hill was a New York City mobster from 1955 until 1980. He was a member […]
George Orwell’s dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” was published this day in 1949. In a week when the main news story has been how the government is spying on us, how […]
The great Joe Louis was born on this day 99 years ago. Joe Louis “The Brown Bomber” was the Heavyweight Champion from 1937-1949. He was the World Champion for 140 […]
On this day in 1937 Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel “Gone With The Wind.” It was the only novel she published during her lifetime. […]
On this day in 1611 the King James Bible was published in London, England for the first time by printer Robert Barker.
Harper Lee has written one book but what a book it was. “To Kill A Mockingbird” was published in July 1960 and was an immediate best seller. The book won the […]
The United States Library of Congress was established on this day in 1800 when President John Adams signed legislation to appropriate $5000 to purchase ‘such books as necessary for the […]