Barbra Streisand (singer & actress) was born on this day in 1942. Elizabeth Post (etiquette expert) died on this day in 2010.
Happy Birthday, Robert!
The Life and Times of Robert B. Thomas
The founder of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Robert B. Thomas, was born on this day in 1766. In the 1833 Almanac, Thomas began this “Concise Memoir of the Author and Editor of The (Old) Farmer’s Almanac,” installments of which were published over a span of 5 years. Here’s a small glimpse into the man and his time.