Jun. 18, 1996
In Extremis: Poems about My Father
Today's Reading: "In Extremis: Poems about My Father" by Wendell Berry from ENTRIES, published by Pantheon Books.
In 1815 Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium by British forces.
Henry Clay Folger, the founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library, was born in New York City, 1857.
Playwright Philip Barry ("The Philadelphia Story") was born in Rochester, New York in 1896.
Laura Hobson was born on this day in 1900.
Novelist Gail Godwin (THE GOOD HUSBAND) was born in Birmingham, Alabama, 1937.
Beatles guitarist Paul McCartney was born on this day in Liverpool, England,1942.
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