Rudyard Kipling – Born on 30 December 1865

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

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) .

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Aberdeen Journal – Thursday 19 February 1914

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19140219/110/0008

historical newspaper report on rudyard-kipling
Hull Daily Mail – Wednesday 30 December 1931

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000324/19311230/104/0010

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