Jul. 28, 1996
At North Farm
Today's Reading:"At North Farm" by John Ashbery from THREE BOOKS, published by Penguin Books.
American writer William T. Vollmann was born today in Santa Monica, California in 1959.
It's the birthday of basketball player and US senator, William Warren Bradley, born in Crystal City, Missouri in 1943.
Italian conductor, Ricardo Muti, was born today in Naples, Italy in 1941.
It's the birthday of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, born in Southhampton, New York in 1929.
American poet, John Lawrence Ashbery, was born today in Rochester, New York in 1927.
Baruch Samuel Blumberg, developer of the hepatitis B vaccine, was born today in New York City in 1925.
English writer, Malcolm Clarence Lowry (UNDER THE VOLCANO), was born today in Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1909.
It's the birthday of English writer, (Helen) Beatrix Potter in Middlexes in 1866, who wrote: "You may go into the fields or down the lane, but don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden. Your father had an accident there, he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor."
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