SEPTEMBER 7 — KAREN BLIXEN
Danish-born African-based writer of fantasy, decadence.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Hindu world: FESTIVAL OF DURGA, Goddess of Energy and the World.
ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 7 IN HISTORY…
1901 — Boxer Rebellion ends with Peace of Peking Treaty signing, China.
1909 — Psychoanalytic theorist Sigmund Freud begins U.S. lecture series.
1936 — American rock pioneer Buddy Holly born, Lubbock, Texas.
1940 — German blitz bombing of London, England begins.
1962 — Danish author Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) dies, Rungsted, Denmark.
1986 — Desmond Tutu named Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa.