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1856 – Kate Douglas Wiggin, born on the 28th of September in Philadelphia. She was an American children’s author and educator. 1878 – She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in (the "Silver Street Free Kindergarten"). 1880 – With her sister, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. 1887 – 1903 ..

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1832 – Born in Homer, New York on the 7th of November. 1853 – Graduating from Yale, White spent three years studying in Europe before returning to the United States as a professor of history and English literature at the University of Michigan. 1865 – White and Western Union tycoon Ezra Cornell founded Cornell University ..

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US educator   pioneer of black education in US   1956 – Born into slavery in 1856, yet rose up to become the 1st president of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) from 1881 until his death in 1915.   Stressed vocational development of blacks rather than direct political agitation toward civil rights. Believed that economic ..

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1906 – Born 18th of November in New York City. 1927 – He received the degree of Bachelor of Science from Washington Square College of New York University. 1932 – Graduated work in zoology at Columbia University, from which he received the Ph.D.          – He was awarded a National Research Council Fellowship in ..

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1913 – Born in New York City. The Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs Emeritus at the Kennedy School of Government. 1933 – Vernon studied at the College of the City of New York, where he received his B.A. cum laude. 1941 – He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. 1956 – Vernon ..

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