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1891 – Born on October 3rd. The first daughter of American president, Glover Cleveland.          – The epoynm of Baby Ruth candy bar. 1904 – Died at the age of twelve on January 7th due to ..

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1774 – Born on September 26th in Leominster, Massachussetts. A missionary nurseryman of the North American frontier who helped prepare the way for 19th-century pioneers by supplying apple-tree nursery stock throughout the Middle West. 1800 – He started collecting apple seeds from cider presses in western Pennsylvania and soon began his long trek westward, planting ..

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1894 – Born on September 12th in Arlington, Georgia. Father of former United States President Jimmy Carter.          – He was a farmer and businessman.          – He attended the Riverside Military Academy. 1923 – Married to Lillian Gordy on September 27th.          – Opened a grocery store in Plains, Georgia along ..

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         – His contemporary and enemy, the author of Philosophumena (probably Hippolytus of Rome) relates that when Callixtus, as a young slave was put in charge of a bank by his master, Carpophorus, he lost the money deposited by other Christians. Callixtus then fled from Rome, but was caught near Portus. 199 BC – ..

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         – He was eldest son of French merchant Jean Calas. 1762 – His death occurred under mysterious circumstances, and his father was tortured to death on a breaking wheel on the 10th of March after being convicted of killing his son.          – Many believed Calas’ motive was to keep his son ..

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1949 – Born on the 20th of Decemeber in Compton, California.          – 2nd child of George H.W.Bush and Barbara Bush.          – Had leukemia and was buried without the knowledge of his brother George W. Bush. 1953 – Died of leukemia and was buried in Connecticut but was reburied in Texas A&M ..

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1954 – Ruby was born September 8th in Tylertown, Mississippi. Ruby Bridges played an important part in the Civil Rights Movement. Ruby was a little girl who was one of the first blacks to go to an all white school. 1960 – On the first day of school, Ruby and her mom sat in the ..

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1832 – Born this year. He was the first person killed in a motor vehicle accident in the United States. 1899 – Bliss dismounted from a streetcar and was struck and knocked unconscious by an automobile on the evening of 13th of September.        – He died on morning 14th September from his injuries.       ..

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1912 – James F. Blake was born on the 14th of April, a US bus driver.        – Served in the Army in the European theatre during World War II.        – He worked as a bus driver for Montgomery City Bus Lines. 1955 – On 1st of December he asked Rosa Parks to move ..

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1785 – Born on the 15th of April in Fayetteville, North Carolina. 1817-1827 – He was elected to the North Carolina Senate. 1830 – Bethune rose to the U.S. House as a Jacksonian Democrat. 1831-1833 – He was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina. 1834-1836 – After losing two additional attempts to return to Cognress, ..

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