On July 6, an infant named Tenzin Gyatso, future leader of Tibet, is born to a peasant family in Takster, Tibet. At age two, he will be declared the Dalai Lama.In 1937, the child was declared the reincarnation of a great Buddhist spiritual leader and named the 14th Dalai Lama. His leadership rights were exercised by a regency until 1950.
GreyhoundA breed of tall, slender, swift hound with a narrow pointed head.I(Sch. dp. 65& 39;; cpl. 31; a. 3 g.)Greyhound was one of several ships purchased in 1822 to augment Commodore David Porter& 39;s & 34;Mosquito Fleet& 34; combating piracy in the West Indies. With Master-Commandant John Porter in command, she joined the West Indies Squadron in early 1823 and was almost immediately dispatched to Puerto Rico to seek that island& 39;s aid in suppressing the pirates.
Histoire pour tous welcomes Mara Goyet, a college history and geography teacher and author of several books on the teaching profession, including Collège Brutal (Flammarion), which has just been published. She tells us about her profession and the evolution of her thinking since her beginnings and her book Collèges de France (Fayard), published in 2003.