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1829 – William Booth was born on the 10th of April in Nottingham, England to an Anglican family. English religious leader, founder and first general of the Salvation Army 1842 – At thirteen, he was converted in a Wesleyan Chapel in London.          – He was sent to work as an apprentice in a ..

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English social reformer and Theosophist mystic in India   1847 – Born on the 1st of August in London, England.   1867 – Married a clergyman Frank Besant, younger brother of Walter Besant.   1874 – She authored "The Political Status of Women".   1877 – Wrote "The Law Of Population".   1878 – Wrote ..

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1770 – She was born at Fort Niagara, was the daughter of a surgeon in the Royal American Regiment and Isabella Graham, a pioneer in humanitarian work. 1789 – She spent her early years in Antigua and Scotland, returning to America.          – She joined her mother teaching school and working in New York ..

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1811 – Born on the 29th of August in New York. 1866 – Founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) in April, three days after the first effective legislation against animal cruelty in the United States was passed into law by the New York State Legislature. 1874 – A Unitarian, ..

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1788 – Joshua Bates was an American financier, born at Weymouth, Massachusetts. 1828 – Became associated with the great house of Baring Brothers & Co. of London. 1853 – He was umpire of the commission convened to arbitrate the claims of American citizens. 1852 – Founded the Boston Library by giving $50,000 for that purpose, ..

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1821 – Born on the 25th of December in Oxford, Massachusetts.   1861-1861 – Established an agency to obtain and distribute supplies to wounded soldiers.   1862 – Obtained permission to travel behind the lines, eventually reaching some of the grimmest battlefields of war.   1864 – Appointed by Union General Benjamin Butler "lady in ..

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1863 – Daisy May Bates was born 16th of October in Tipperary, Ireland. 1884-1885 – Arrived in Australia and worked as a governess in Berry, New South Wales. 1894-1899 – Worked on the Review of Reviews in London and gaining expertise in journalism. 1899-1900 – She was at the Trappist mission, Beagle Bay, north of ..

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1845 – Thomas John Barnardo was born 4th of July in Dublin Ireland. 1866 – His medical work in the east end of London during the epidemic of cholera. 1870 – The first of the "Dr Barnardo’s Homes" was opened at 18 Stepney Causeway, London. 1876 – on the 9th July The Girls Village Home ..

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1840 – Born on March 27th in Troy, New York. Baker was an American financier, bank president, and philanthropist, who endowed the graduate school of business administration at Harvard University. 1863 – Baker was one of the founders of the First National Bank of New York.          – When the national banking system was ..

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1840 – He was born on the 27th day of March this year in Troy, New York.   1863 – He became co-founder of the First National Bank of New York in this year.   1869 – He married Florence Tucker Baker daughter of Benjamin Franklin Baker and Sophronia J. Whitney this year, and was ..

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