I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
June 21, 2011
June 21: Alexander J. Dallas Born, 1759
Alexander J. Dallas was the first Reporter of Decisions of the Supreme Court. It was an unofficial position, and unpaid. He got to profit by publishing his work, however.