Apr. 5, 1996
Today's Reading: "First Sight" by Philip Larkin from THE WHITSUN WEDDINGS, published by Faber & Faber
Pessimistic political philosopher Thomas Hobbes was born on this day in 1588.
Elihu Yale (Yale College) was born near Boston in 1640.
English poet Algernon Charles Swineburn was born in 1837.
Mail-order seed man Washington Atlee Burpee was born on this day in 1858.
(Ruth) (Elizabeth) Bette Davis was born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1908.
RAF fighter pilot and author Arthur Haley (Airport) was born in 1920.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®