1848 – Henry David Thoreau, a Transcendentalist, delivered a speech at the Concord Lyceum on Resistance to Civil Government. Read more about Henry David Thoreau at: www.HarvardSquareLibrary.org – the digital library of Unitarian Universalism.
1759 – Robert Burns, the beloved national poet of Scotland and composer of “Auld Lang Syne,” was born in Ayrshire, Scotland. He published several satires of orthodox revivalism for which he is celebrated by Unitarians of Scotland as a religious forbearer. Though he was not … read more.
1898 – Lady Frances Anna Maria Russell, who helped to organize the Unitarian church in Richmond, Surrey, England, died. Her grandson was philosopher Bertrand Russell.
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