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A Month Of: This Day in History

On this day in 1949, George Orwell published 1984 This happens to be one of my favorite books and also happens to have an awesome opening line: “It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.” More excellent quotes from this tremendously fantastic read! I literally could go on and on […]

A Month of: This Day in History

5th June: 1723 – Birth of Scottish economist, moral philosopher and Enlightenment figure, Adam Smith.He is most noted for his two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and The Wealth of Nations (1776), which is considered his magnum opus and is the first modern work of economics. 1878 – Birth of Mexican Revolutionary general, Pancho Villa. Born José Doroteo Arango […]

A Month of: This Day in History

Marilyn Monroe, American model, actress, singer and style icon and sex symbol was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on this day in 1926. She started her professional career as a pin-up and print model yet she clung on to her dream of becoming an actress. Norma Jeane becomes Marilyn Monroe in 1946. She was far from […]