The four peer hard into the falling night
As horses neigh aloud their growing fright.
The golden pond will shine on through the day
And nurses all the fallen man away.
Florence Nightingale, English social reformer, statistician and founder of modern nursing, was born today in 1820.
Katharine Hepburn, American actress, was born on this day in 1907.
John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and translator, England’s first Poet Laureate, died on this day in 1700.