Wednesday

Mar. 6, 1996

Adam and Eve in Later Life

by Howard Nemerov

WEDNESDAY 3/6

Today's reading: "Adam and Eve in Later Life" by Howard Nemerov from COLLECTED POEMS, published by University of Chicago Press.

Michelangelo was born on this day in Caprese, Italy in 1475.

Today is the birthday of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, born near Durham, England in 1806.

The Siege of the Alamo took place on this day in 1836.

The Supreme Court made its Dred Scott ruling on this day in 1857.

Sports writer Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was born in Niles, Michigan in 1885.

The first automobile to drive the streets of Detroit was driven on this day in 1896.

Aspirin was patented on this day in 1896 by chemist Felix Hoffman.

It's the birthday of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Love in the Age of Cholera), born in 1928.

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