May 31, 1996
Song of Myself (excerpt)
Today's Reading: "Song of Myself" and the Preface to LEAVES OF GRASS, by Walt Whitman.
Today is the birthday of American poet Walt Whitman, born in West Hills, Long Island in 1819.
It's the birthday of comedian Fred Allen , born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894.
The last Model-T Ford rolled off the assembly line on this day in 1927.
The longest double-header in major league history was played on this date
in 1964 at Shea Stadium between the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants. The Giants won
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®