Tag Archives: Anna Akhmatova

You Will Hear Thunder

Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966), Russian poet and translator, was born on June 23 as Anna Andreyevna Gorenko. Akhmatova was her pen name. She was one of the most acclaimed writers in Russian literature, but her work was suppressed in the Soviet … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 23, 2020

July 23rd is Gorgeous Grandma Day * Hot Enough for Ya Day National Vanilla Ice Cream Day International Yada, Yada, Yada Day __________________________________ MORE! Te Atairangikaahu, Bob Dylan and Judit Polgár, click

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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996) was born as Iosif Alexandrochich Brodsky, in Leningrad, on May 24, 1940. He left school at the age of fifteen, taking jobs in a morgue, a mill, a ship’s boiler room, and on … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 23, 2017

July 23rd is Hot Enough For Ya Day Drowning Prevention Day Vanilla Ice Cream Day Parents’ Day International Yada, Yada, Yada Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Raymond Chandler, , click

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ON THIS DAY: June 23, 2017

June 23th is National Hydration Day * Plastic Pink Flamingo Day Pecan Sandies Day Take Your Dog to Work Day * UN Public Service Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE!  John Fell, Lena Horne and Alan Turing, click

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