Apr. 14, 1996
Today's Reading: "Haley's Comet" by Stanley Kunitz from PASSING THROUGH (1995), published by W. W. Norton and Company
Today is Easter Sunday in the Eastern Orthodox church.
National Library Week begins today.
President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on this day in 1865 at Ford's Theatre.
Novelist James Branch Cabell was born on this day in Richmond, Virginia in 1879.
It's the birthday of historian Arnold Toynbee, born in London in 1889.
Today is the anniversary of a baseball tradition that began in 1910 when President William Howard Taft threw out the first baseball of the season.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®