Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay (now called Mumbai) on 30 December 1865.
To celebrate the day of his birth, here is a newspaper review of a lecture that Kipling gave to The Royal Geographic Society in 1914 on the subject of travel (one of Kipling’s specialist subjects) .
Aberdeen Journal – Thursday 19 February 1914
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Hull Daily Mail – Wednesday 30 December 1931
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