Apr. 8, 1996
Ponce de Leon: A Morning Walk
Today's Reading: "Ponce de Leon: A Morning Walk" by Al Young from THE SONG TURNING BACK INTO ITSELF, published by Holt Rinehart & Winston
Today is Easter Monday in England, Northern Ireland, Wales, and Canada.
The White House Easter Egg Roll takes place today on the south lawn.
It's the birthday of Buddha , born in southern Nepal in the 6th century BC
Violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini was born today in Venice, 1692.
Doctor and nutritionist Grace Arabell Goldsmith was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on this day in 1904.
The 17th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1913, requiring members of the Senate to be elected by popular vote rather than the state's legislature.
It's the birthday of jazz vocalist Carmen McRae, born in New York City in 1920.
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver was born in Annapolis, Maryland in 1955.
Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run of his career in 1974.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®