Jun. 8, 1996

I'm a Little Teapot Spout

by Anonymous

Often We Are Foolish

by Anonymous

The Cats of Kilkenny

by Anonymous

The Owl

by Anonymous


by Anonymous


Today's Reading: Children's poems by anonymous authors: "The Owl," "I'm a little teapot spout," "The Cats of Kilkenny," "Often we are foolish," "Weather."

The Belmont Stakes, final race of the Triple Crown, is run today.

Light house builder John Smeaton was born in Austhorpe, England in 1724 and built the Eddystone Lighthouse in Devon at the age of 32.

It's the birthday of the inventor of the cylindrical tower silo, Franklin Hiram King, born in Whitewater, Wisconsin in 1848.

Prairie architect Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1869.

Biophysicist Francis Harry Compton Crick was born in Northampton, England in 1916; along with two other researchers, he determined the molecular structure of DNA.

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