Father of Eiffel Tower died in 1923
埃菲尔铁塔之父逝世
   2006-12-28 11:26:09       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
艺术是人类灵魂中沉淀的蜂蜜,只有通过痛苦和辛劳才能获得。

Today's Highlight in History:

1923: Father of Eiffel Tower Gustave Eiffel died on December 28 at the age of 91. He is a French engineer and designed the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exhibition of 1889. The tower is located on the southern bank of the Seine River and is 300 m (984 ft) high.
1923年12月28日,埃菲尔铁塔之父古斯塔夫·埃菲尔逝世,享年91岁。他是法国工程师,为1889年的巴黎博览会设计了埃菲尔铁塔。铁塔位于塞纳河南岸,塔高300米。

1945: American writer and editor Theodore Dreiser died on December 28 at the age of 74. He was the foremost American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early-twentieth-century American fiction, Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925).
1945年12月28日,美国作家、编辑西奥多·德莱塞逝世,享年74岁。他是美国举足轻重的自然主义文学家,他在1900年出版的《嘉莉妹妹》和1925年出版的《美国悲剧》是二十世纪初期最为重要的美国小说之一。



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