Feb. 16, 1996
Nell Flaherty's Drake
Today's reading: "Nell Flaherty's Drake" an Irish street ballad by an anonymous author (from the 19th century).
Birthday of blues singer, Bessie Smith, born in 1894.
In 1903 Coco Chanel held the first fashion show.
Nylon fiber was patented on this day in 1937 by the DuPont Company.
Birthday of film maker Robert Flaherty (Nanook of the North) born in 1884.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®