On This Day: Daily Inspiration for the History Buff, the Trivia Lover, and the Innately Curious

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 12, 2006 - Religion - 384 pages
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Each morning the alarm goes off, and a new day begins.

Who was born on this day of the year?
What happened on this day in history?


This book is a fun, quick-moving way to learn more about each day of the year. You will discover people who share your birthday, and you will learn events that took place on your special day.

When did the Titanic sink? (April 15)
What day was Billy Graham born? (November 7)
When did Carnegie Hall open? (May 5)
What day was Jeff Foxworthy born? (September 6)
When did TV show Meet The Press begin? (November 6)
What day was Eric Clapton born? (March 30)
When did St. Jude's Hospital open? (February 4)
What day was Paul Revere born? (January 1)

Each day includes a list of historical events, the birthdays of famous people, a scripture, and a short devotional thought to inspire you. You will grow in knowledge and in spiritual development.

Read a page each day! Learn for yourself and impress your friends at the same time.
 

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Contents

January
1
February
32
March
60
April
91
May
121
June
152
July
182
August
213
September
244
October
274
November
305
December
335
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About the author (2006)

Carl D. Windsor has authored hundreds of stories and articles in a career spanning more than forty years. His work first came to the attention of a nationwide audience when, in his early twenties, he was employed as a broadcast news writer for United Press International. His daily news reports were heard by listeners of some 3,500 radio and television stations. His writings have been published in the Journal of Broadcasting and in various college textbooks. His first book, On This Day, experienced rapid success, going into multiple printings within months of its release. Since its introduction in 1989, numerous radio stations have featured the book’s historic content in their daily broadcasts. His hour-long inspirational radio program A Quiet Place, which aired nightly for eight years, was the basis for the book, On This Day. In addition to the book, he also operates an online inspirational music radio station which attracts daily listeners in more than more than 50 countries worldwide. 

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