French sculptor Bartholdi died in 1904
自由女神像雕刻者逝世
   2007-01-04 10:41:09       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

A cat will look down to a man. A dog will look up to a man. But a pig will look you straight in the eye and see his equal.
猫俯视人类;狗仰视人类;而猪平视人类,觉得彼此是一样的。

Today's Highlight in History:

1816: Author of Internationale Eugène Edine Pottier was born on October 4. He was a French Communist, songwriter and transport worker.
1816年10月4日,《国际歌》作者鲍狄埃诞辰。他是法国共产党员、词曲作者和运输工人。

1904: French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi died on October 4 at the age of 70.The work for which he is most famous is the Statue of Liberty, donated by the government of France in 1886 to the United States. The face of the Statue of Liberty is said to be that of Bartholdi’s mother.His European work, The Lion of Belfort, at Belfort, France, is one of his most popular and well known.
1904年10月4日,法国雕刻家弗雷德里克·奥古斯塔·巴托尔迪逝世,享年70岁。他最著名的作品是自由女神像,1886年由法国作为礼物送给美国。女神像的面部是参照巴托尔迪的母亲雕刻的。他在欧洲的最著名作品是法国贝尔福的贝尔福狮子。

1957: The first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 was put into orbit on October 4 by Russia. Coming at the height of the Cold War, the launching of Sputnik caught the West by surprise, and in the U.S. led to a wave of self-recriminations, the beginning of the space race, and a movement to reform science education.
1957年10月4日,苏联发射人类第一颗人造地球卫星。卫星发射正值冷战时期,让西方感到十分震惊。美国感到自责,并引发了太空竞赛和科学教育改革潮。



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