Author: William Wordsworth
Title: Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood
Publisher: [London : Edward Arnold ; New York : Samuel Buckley & Co.
Contributor: University of California Libraries
Size: 5 kb
World War II: Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic) begins- United States Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy fire from Japanese shore guns and machine guns.,
An 80-ton sperm whale attacks the ''Essex'' (a whaling ship from Nantucket, Massachusetts) 2,000 miles from the western coast of South America (Herman Melville's 1851 novel ''Moby-Dick'' was in part inspired by this story).,