1961 – Hicks was born in Valdosta, Georgia on December 16, 1961. 1976 – Bill met Dwight Slade and became best of friends. Both of them are into comedy. He idolized Johnny Carson and the stand-up comedy of Woody Allen. Worried about Bill’s love for comedy that his parents took him to a psychoanalyst. They ..
1869 – born in Porbunder, India on October 2 – he belonged to a family of the Hindu merchant class or Vaishya and he was brought up in an Orthodox belief system 1883 – he got married at the age of 13 with Kasturba Makhanji 1888 – Gandhi went to University College London ..
1840 – He was born Paris on the 2nd of April and spent his childhood in Aix-en-Provence, southeast France, where the family moved in 1843. 1864 – He wrote several short stories and essays, 4 plays and 3 novels. Among his early books was “CONTES Á NINON”, which was published this year. 1865 ..
1879 – Born in Anenecuilco, Morelos; birth of a Mexican revolutionary and advocate of agrarian reform 1908 – Joined the ninth regiment of Cuernavaca after being forced 1909 – President of the Defense Committee of the Lands of Anenecuilco after their village was threatened with losing the lands due to the claims of ..
1795 – Born in Dundee, Scotland; the birth of a social reformer 1818-1820 – toured the United States with her sister 1824 – settled in the United States promoting nonviolent emancipation 1829-1830 – coedited the Free Enquirer – advocated for free love, birth control, women’s rights. and free public education – freed ..
1854 – Born on the 16th of October in Dublin, Ireland. 1863 – Oscar was educated at home up to the age of nine. 1864-1871 – Attended Portora Royal School in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, spending the summer months with his family in rural Waterford, Wexford and at Sir William’s family home in Mayo. 1871-1874 – Studied ..
1787 – She was born on the 23rd day of February this year in Berlin, Connecticut. 1809 – She married Dr. John Willard then age 50. Willard brought 4 children from earlier marriages to their marriage. 1814 – She opened the Middlebury Female Seminary in her home. 1819 – She opened the ..
1909 – Born on the 3rd of February in Paris, France. 1931 – After graduating from the École Normale Supérieure, she taught philosophy in several girls’ schools. 1934 – She took a job in an auto factory, where she observed the spiritually deadening effect of machines on her fellow workers. 1940 – Born Jewish, she ..
1950 – Born on May 20th. Chinese dissident and pro-democracy activist. 1978 – Wei was first imprisoned for his essay, “The Fifth Modernization,” in which he suggested that Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to modernize the country would not succeed until the government itself modernized and became a democracy. 1993 – He was released but ..