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Burns Night, the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns celebrated around the globe

Robert Burns, detail
01/25/1861
The one-hundred and second Burns Night, the celebrated anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Scottish poet Robert Burns, was celebrated around the country.  In New York City, for example, around a hundred and fifty members and guests assembled at the Burns Club for dinner, speeches, and toasts. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Birthday of Robert Burns," New York Times, January 26, 1861.

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