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Many musings about May days

May days

Pittsburgh and dancers, who knew? Gene Kelly and Martha Graham both hail from here. And happy birthday to Martha, born May 11, 1894, in Allegheny City.

May is auspicious for Kennywood opening and much more:

• Every year, no month begins or ends on the same day of the week as May.

• Bad luck for marriages? So says an old adage, “Marry in May, you’ll rue the day.”

• The Empire State Building, iconic but no longer the tallest of Gotham skyscrapers, opened May 1, 1937.

That’s our story. What’s yours? Contact Dan Stefano or me and we’ll help share your story.

Paul Furiga, WordWrite

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