Oct. 9, 1999
Poem: "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear, from The New Oxford Book of Children's Verse, Oxford University Press, 1996.
It's the birthday of JILL KER CONWAY, born in Australia in 1934. She was the first woman president of Smith College.
It's the birthday of Civil War historian and journalist BRUCE CATTON, 1899 in Petoskey, Michigan.
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