Monday, May 5, 2014

Mark Twain's Letter to His Wife - November 22, 1888

Hartford, Nov. 27/88
Livy Darling, I am grateful — gratefuler than ever before — that you were born, & that your love is mine & our two lives woven & welded together!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Theodore Roosevelt's Worst Valentine's Day - February 14, 1884

On this day in 1884, Theodore Roosevelt's mother and wife died. His wife, Alice Lee, had given birth to their daughter, Alice, two days prior to her passing.