September 12: Battle of Marathon
September 12 is…
…The anniversary of the Battle of Marathon
…The day Elizabeth Barrett eloped with Robert Browning
…The day Adolf Hitler joined the Nazi party
…The day JFK married Jackie
…Defender’s Day in Maryland, National Day in Cape Verde, and Programmer’s Day around the world
…The birthday of Maurice Chevalier, H. L. Mencken, Barry White, George Jones, Irène Joliot-Curie, and Jesse Owens
…The day Raymond Burr, Anthony Perkins, Johnny Cash, Steve Biko, and Tommy Armour died
…and a whole lot more!
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, “The Story of a Special Day” will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. And if you’re a history enthusiast, a fan of actors or sports figures, or just interested in knowing more about the world around you, “The Story of a Special Day” makes a great addition to your bookshelf or e-reader device!