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1406 – Born in Italy. 1428 – He sought a position with the papal diplomatic corps, but was turned down as being too young. 1429 – He accepted a position teaching rhetoric at Padua, but was compelled to resign after publishing an open letter mocking the scholastic method of jurisprudence. 1431 – He entered the ..

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1835 – Born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30.   1867 – Twain met Olivia Langdon and were married in February 1870 in Elmira, New York.   1876 – 1889 – He wrote the novel "Tom Sawyer" (1876), "Huckleberry Finn" (1884) and "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court" (1889).   1901 – 1910 – ..

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1900 – Howard Thurman, born in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was an author, philosopher, theologian, educator and civil rights leader. 1923 – Graduated from Morehouse College as valedictorian. 1925 – He was ordained a Baptist minister, after completing his study at the Colgate Rochester Theological Seminary (now Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School). 1932 – 1944 ..

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1935 – Born in Wuhan, mainland China on 24th of July. 1949 – Tien and his family fled to Taiwan at the end of the Chinese Civil War. 1955 – He earned a BS in mechanical engineering from the National Taiwan University. 1956 – He went on to a fellowship at the University of Louisville. ..

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1909 – Born at Pantanaw on the 22nd of January. 1948 – He asked Thant to join him in Rangoon and appointed him as Director of Broadcasting. 1951-1957 – Thant was Secretary to the Prime Minister, writing speeches for U Nu, arranging his foreign travel, and meeting foreign visitors. 1955 – He also took part ..

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1954 – Born on September 27th in Tallahassee, Florida. Educator and clinical psychologist. 1975 – Tatum received her B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. 1976 – She went on to receive her M.A. degree in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 1980 – Tatum began her career in higher education as ..

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1973 – It was written by Flora Rheta Schreiber this year. It is about a woman named Shirley Ardell Mason, who is referred to in the book by the pseudonym Sybil Dorsett.   1923 – Mason was born on the 25th day of January this year in Dodge Center, Minnesota.   1950 – She was ..

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1898 – Shinichi Suzuki, born on the 17th of October in Nagoya, Japan. He was the creator of the international Suzuki method of music education. 1915 – At the age of 17 that he finally taught himself how to play the violin after becoming inspired by a recording of Mischa Elman. 1920 – At the ..

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