Classics Calendar for August 29

Veronica Lake as "The Girl" and Joel
McCrea as John L. Sullivan in Preston
 satire Sullivan's Travels

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

John Locke (1632; died October 28, 1704) English philosopher Of Civil Government; Some Thoughts Concerning Education

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809; died October 7, 1894) American poet and author who wrote The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

Preston Sturges (1898; died August 6, 1959) American known for making sophisticated "screwball comedies," including The Great McGinty, The Lady Eve, Sullivan's Travels, The Palm Beach Story, and The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

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