The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac
of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.
October 27, 2013
October 27, 1988
President Reagan decides to tear down the American embassy home in Moscow, newly built, and complete with listening devices installed by Russian engineers. This was October 27, 1988. This was maybe 20 years after he signed a bill making it illegal to kick a cat. Even a cat that's bugging you. He couldn't kick the Russians, but he could kick the espionage bucket, a long way.