Anniversaries

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Anniversaries

TODAY: Births: Laurie Lee, poet and writer, 1914. Deaths: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, balloonist, 1810; Ford Madox Ford, novelist and poet, 1939. On this day: the Victoria and Albert Museum was opened, 1909. Today is the Feast Day of St Anthelmus, bishop, St John of the Goths, St Maxentius, St Pelagius of Cordova, Saints Salvius or Sauve and Superius and St Vigilius of Trent. TOMORROW: Births: Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish nationalist leader, 1846. Deaths: Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints), murdered in prison, 1844. On this day: Bonnie Prince Charlie, disguised as a maid, escaped to Skye, 1746. Tomorrow is the Feast Day of St Cyril of Alexandria, St George Mtasmindeli, St John of Chinon, St Ladislas, king of Hungary, St Samson of Constantinople, The Martyrs of Arras and St Zoilus of Cordova.

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