US judge and Republican politician associate justice of Texas supreme court 1991-1998 attorney general of Texas 1999-2002 Senator from Texas 2..
US educator and civil engineer provost of University of Washington 1993-1994 president of Georgia Institute of Technology 1..
1916 – Born on October 1st in Kent, England. British actor and opera administrator. 1943 – Married to Diana Murray Downton. 1949-1981 – Manager of the Glyndebourne Opera Festival in Britain, who built the Glyndebourne into one of the most prestigious musical happenings in Europe. 2003 – Died of natural cause on June 19th in ..
1874 – James Joseph Callahan was born on the 18th of March in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. 1902 – He was pitched 1st no-hitter in National League, playing for Chicago White Stockings against Detroit Tigers. 1903-1904 – He served as manager of Chicago White Stockings. 1912-1914 – Once again, he became manager of Chicago White Stockings. 1916-1917 ..
1778 – Brougham was born in Edinburgh on the 19th of September. 1800 – Brougham chose law as his profession, and was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates. 1803 – He gained such a reputation, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society at the age of only 25. – He quickly ..
1820 – He was born on the 26th of December. 1838 – His first play, A Legend of the Devil’s Dyke opened in Brighton. 1853-1860 – He resided in the United States, where he was always a popular favorite. Boucicault and his wife toured the nation and he wrote many successful plays there. 1864 – ..
1821 – Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. was born this year. He was a member of the illustrious Booth family of actors. Booth managed the Boston Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Winter Garden Theatre, and Booth’s Theatre where his brother Edwin was the star attraction. 1864 – He was extremely regarded for his performances as ..
1902 – Born on the 9th of January in Vienna, Italy. British operatic impresario. – The son of an Austrian industrialist, Bing grew up in a musical household and studied at the University of Vienna. 1927 – He went to Berlin, and served as general manager of opera houses in that city and in ..
1925 – He was born on the 25th of May in St. Louis, Missouri. 1946 – He played with the New York Yankees. 1951 – He was Most Valuable Player in the American League. 1956 – He was the Catcher behind the plate at Don Larsen’s perfect game in World Series. 1964 – He was ..
James Anthony Bailey is a US circus showman and circus manager. 1847 – Born on the 4th of July in Detroit, Michigan. Worked as a bellhop in Pontiac, Michigan. Discovered by Fred Harrison Bailey (a nephew of circus pioneer Hachaliah Bailey). Married to Ruth McCaddon of Zanesville, Ohio. 1872 – Bailey became associated with James ..