Jun. 13, 1996
Red River Valley
Today's Reading: "Red River Valley, An American 19th-Century Folk Song," found in AMERICAN POETRY, THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME TWO, published by Library of America.
Today is the feast day of St. Anthony of Padua, patron saint of the illiterate and the poor.
English author Fanny Burney was born in 1752.
Irish poet William Butler Yeats was born in 1865.
Detective novelist Dorothy Sayers was born in 1893.
American poet Mark Van Doren was born in 1894.
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