March 21 Birthday: Johann Sebastian Bach

by Anne on March 21, 2012

Johann Sebastian Bach, musician

Mar. 21, 1685-July 28, 1750

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Sebastian: A Book about Bach by Jeanette Winter (Silver Whistle, 1999)

Bach survived the sorrows of childhood and created magnificent music. And aren’t we glad he did!

The J.S. Bach Home Page celebrates the life and work of Bach.

March 21 Birthday: Ruth Law

by Anne on March 21, 2012

Ruth Law, aviator

Mar. 21, 1887-Dec. 1, 1970

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Ruth Law Thrills a Nation by Don Brown (Houghton Mifflin, 1995)

In 1916, Law flew nonstop from Chicago to New York and set the American record. This is the story of her great achievement.

See a photo of Law and read a short history of her aviation life. Other links are also featured.