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1856 – Born on June 15th in Dorchester, Massachusetts.  American historian best remembered for a monumental study of his country’s development from AD 1000 through the American Civil War. 1878 – Graduated form Harvard University. 1880 – Received his PhD in History at Harvard University. 1883 – Channing was associated throughout his career with Harvard ..

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1831 – He was born in Rivière-Ouelle, Lower Canada on the 16th of December. 1852 – He enrolled in the Montreal School of Medicine and Surgery. 1856 – He became a priest. 1859 – He was appointed curate of the parish of La Nativité-de-Notre-Dame at Beauport and was free to devote himself entirely to literary ..

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1826 – He was born at Quebec City on the 30th of December. 1850 – He articled in law with Jean-Thomas Taschereau, was called to the bar and practiced at Quebec with Pierre Joseph Olivier Chauveau. 1854 – He married Mathilde Perrault. 1879 – He was named deputy protonotary for the Quebec Superior Court in ..

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1795 – Carlyle Was born in Ecclefechan, Scotland on December 4, 1975. 1813 – Educated at Annan Academy and took up arts and mathematics in Edinburgh University. Upon his graduation he became a teacher at Kirkcaldy. 1818 – Commissioned to write articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and for the Edinburgh Review. 1819-1821 – Carlyle went ..

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1835 – He was born in Valdicastello on the 27th of July. 1856 – He received his Ph.D. from the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and began teaching school. 1859 – He married Elvira Menicucci, and they had four children.          – He wrote San Marino national anthem. 1906 – He was the first ..

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360 BC – Callisthenes was born in Greek.          – He censured Alexander’s adoption of oriental customs, inveighing especially against the servile ceremony of proskynesis. 387 BC – 357 BC – Callisthenes wrote an account of Alexander’s expedition, a history of Greece from the Peace of Antalcidas to the Phocian war, a history of ..

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English antiquarian and historian   1551 – Born in London, on the 2nd of May, his father Sampson Camden, a member of The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers.   1566 – He entered Oxford.   At Christ Church, he became acquainted with Philip Sidney, who encouraged Camden’s antiquarian interests.   1571 – He returned to London ..

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1940 – Cahill was born in New York City of Irish-American parents.          – He received a Jesuit education, studying ancient Greek and Latin. 1964 – At Fordham University, he obtained a B.A. in classical literature and philosophy. 1965 – He finished pontifical degree in philosophy. 1968 – He received an M.F.A. in film ..

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1861 – Born on October 16th in Clontibret, County Monaghan. Irish historian, scholar and philologist. 1885 – He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he was elected to a fellowship. 1893 – He was chosen professor of modern history at Dublin. 1898 – He became regius professor of Greek. 1902 – He was elected ..

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