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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 ..

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1918 – Born in Nbawsi, Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria on Tuesday Ist January.  1939-1943 – Jaja Wachuku was Secretary of the Association of Students of African Descent (ASAD) in Ireland. Wachuku was the First African Laureate in Oratory of the Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. 1941 – He was elected ..

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1848 – Louis Comfort Tiffany born on the 18th of February in New York, New York, U.S. American painter, craftsman, philanthropist, decorator, and designer, internationally recognized as one of the greatest forces of the Art Nouveau style, who made significant contributions to the art of glassmaking. The son of the famous jeweler Charles Lewis Tiffany, ..

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1892 – Born on April 15th in Haarlem, in the Netherlands.          – She also became the first licensed woman watchmaker in the Netherlands. 1940 – On May 10th, Nazi armies invaded the Netherlands. German soldiers, having overtaken the country, inundated ten Boom’s Haarlem.          – With family, helped shelter Jews from Nazis ..

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US abolitionist and novelist   wrote novels "Uncle Tom's Cabin, or, Life Among the Lowly" 1852 (previously published serially in "The National Era" 1851-1852), "Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp" 1856, "The Minister's Wooing" 1859, "The Pearl of Orr's Island" 1862, "Oldtown Folks" 1869   daughter of Lyman Beecher   sister of Henry ..

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