Monday, December 31, 2007

Monday Highlights and Spiritual Insights



On This Day in Catholic History

Callistus III, [Alfonso the Borgia], Pope (1455-58), was born.

Birthdays

1919 - Tommy Byrne, American baseball player

1931 - Bob Shaw, Irish writer (d. 1996)

1943 - John Denver, American singer, songwriter, one of the most popular artists of the 1970's; released 300 songs. Some of his songs included: "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Leaving on a Jet Plane", "Calypso", "Annie's Song", "Thank God I'm a Country Boy", and "Rocky Mountain High". (d. 1997)

1943 - Pete Quaife, English bassist (The Kinks)

1959 - Phill Kline, American politician from Kansas

1961 - Rick Aguilera, American baseball player

Image: Vita Mundi

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