1738 – James Manning, born on the 22nd of October in Providence, Rhode Island. He was an American Baptist minister and educator. 1762 – He graduated from the College of New Jersey, which later became Princeton University. 1765 – 1791 – He was one of the founders of the College of Rhode Island (now Brown ..
British colonial adm..
1831 – He was born this year in Louisa County, Virginia. 1845 – He was baptized by Tolbert Fanning this year. 1846 – He entered Fanning’s Franklin College. 1849 – He graduated this year. 1891 – He and James A. Harding founded the Nashville Bible School, the precursor to the current ..
US Baptist clergyman, lawyer, and black civil rights leader vice-president of Mutual Federal Savings and Loan Association of Memphis 1955-1969 member of Federal Communications Commission 1972-1977 (1st black member) executive director of NAACP 1977-1993 Spingarn ..
English historian wrote "Short History of the English People" 1874, "The Making of England" 1881, "Conquest of England&..
1949 – born Jan. 10, Marshall, Texas, U.S., Foreman grew up in Houston, Texas, and learned to box in a U.S. Job Corps camp in Oregon. 1968 – He won the Olympic gold medal in heavyweight boxing. 1973 – His first world heavyweight title victory was his second-round knockout of Joe ..
US diplomat US ambassador to Chile 1909-1916 US ambassador to Mexico 1916-1919 under secretary of state 1921-1922 US ambassador to Belgium 1922-1924 US ambassador to Luxembourg 1923-1924 US ambassador to Italy..
1897 – Born on the 4th of February in Fürth, Germany. 1913 – He was a commercial apprentice. 1916 – He joined the German forces during World War I as a artilleryman. 1918 – He fought in Romania and was seriously injured near Ypres, Belgium. 1925 – He became executive in his parents’ company. 1928 ..
1810 – Born on the 9th of May at Alva, Stirlingshire. 1835 – He became minister of the Cambridge Street Secession church in Glasgow, Scotland. 1843 – He was appointed professor of Biblical Literature and Hermeneutics in the Divinity Hall of the United Presbyterian body. 1844 – He received his Doctor of ..