About National Clerihew Day
A clerihew is a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley. The first line is the name of the poem's subject, usually a famous person put in an absurd light, or revealing something unknown or spurious about them. The rhyme scheme is AABB, and the rhymes are often forced. Wikipedia
Edmund Clerihew Bentley was born on July 10th 1875.
Bentley's first clerihew, published in 1905, was written about Sir Humphry Davy:
Sir Humphry Davy
He lived in the podium
Of having discovered sodium.