Classics Calendar for June 29

Saint-Exupery's drawing of the title
character of his book, The Little Prince

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900; died July 31, 1944) French writer and poet; The Little Prince; Wind, Sand and Stars; Night Flight

Died on this day:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1861; born March 6, 1806) English poet; Sonnets from the Portuguese; Aurora Leigh

Thomas Henry Huxley (1895; born May 4, 1825) English biologist; Autobiography and Selected Essays; Man's Place in Nature, and Other Essays; Science and Culture, and Other Essays; On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals; Evolution and Ethics, and Other Essays

Horace Bell (1918; born December 11, 1830) American author and lawman; Reminiscences of a Ranger

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