Feb. 27, 1996
Today's reading: "The Bridge" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Today is the birthday of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, born in Portland, Maine in 1807.
Contralto Marian Anderson was born in Philadelphia in 1897.
It's the birthday of John Steinbeck today, born in Salinas, California in 1902.
Author James T. Farrell (Young Lonigan) was born in New York City on this day in 1904.
Writer Irwin Shaw (Rich Man, Poor Man) was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1913.
Elizabeth Taylor was born in London on this day in 1932.
The 22nd Amendment was ratified on this day in 1951, limiting U.S. Presidents to two four-year terms.
It's the birthday of consumer advocate Ralph Nader, born in Winsted, Conn. In 1934.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®