Entry for January 7, 2007

Photo of Ignacy Jan Paderewski from Klasyka music magazine of Poznan, Poland.

Mom turned 88, having been born in 1919. That day, the IRT Pelham line opened the following stops:

That month, the Boston Molasses Disaster, the execution of Rosa Luxemburg, the Versailles Peace Conference, the birth of Ireland, the start of Prohibition and the League of Nations and pianist and composter Ignacy Jan Paderewski became the third Prime Minister of Poland. That year, Mussolini was coming to power. Here are some things that happened on her birthday, according to Wikipedia:

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