1735 – Born on January 1st in Boston, Massachusetts. A folk hero of the American Revolution whose dramatic horseback ride on the night of April 18th, warning Boston-area residents that the British were coming, was immortalized in a ballad by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1770 – Revere enthusiastically supported the patriot cause; as acknowledged ..
1870 – Born on July 21st in Prague. Czechoslovakian etcher and lithographer, Emil Orlik became a seminal exponent of the new, crafts-oriented conception of art that prevailed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 1891-1893 – Studied at the Munich Academy and the academy school for copperplate engraving. 1896 – Emil Orlik met the ..