January 27, 2005

Today in History: Interesting Birthdays

I could not believe how many talented people were born today:

*1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Need we say more?

*1832 Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, author of Alice in Wonderland as Lewis Carroll

*1834 Dmitri Mendeleev chemist who discovered the periodic table of the elements

*1872 The Hon. Learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief Judge (US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit)

*1885 Jerome Kern, composer of Showboat, among other productions

*1900 Admiral Hyman G Rickover, USN, considered the father of the modern nuclear navy

Posted by Random Penseur at January 27, 2005 05:06 PM

Is today your birthday?
Daniel Webster and A.A. Milne share my birthdate.

Posted by: Rachel Ann at January 28, 2005 03:10 AM

Nope, but thanks for asking!

Posted by: RP at January 28, 2005 08:13 AM
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