1759 – Born on the 27th of April in Spitalfields, London, England. 1784 – She convinced her sister Eliza, who was suffering from what was probably postpartum depression, to leave her husband and infant. 1792 – Wollstonecraft left for Paris in December and arrived about a month before Louis XVI was guillotined. – ..
1785 – Born on May 18th in Glasgow. His best-known work is in the Noctes Ambrosianae, an occasional discursive feature of Blackwood’s to which he contributed the majority of the articles. 1812 – He published, The Isle of Palms, followed four years later by The City of the Plague, which gained for him a recognize ..
1828 – Margaret Oliphant Oliphant, born on the 4th of April in Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian. She was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, daughter of Francis Wilson. 1849 – Published her first novel Passages in the Life of Mrs Margaret Maitland. 1851 – She published Caleb Field, and in the same year met ..
1911 – Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi. 1936-1937 – Studied at Washington University in St. Louis. 1938 – Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. 1945 – He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie". 1947 – Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire". 1948-1955 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ..
1934 – Born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 22th of May. 1951 – He graduated from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. 1961 – Received his PhD in classics from Yale in. 1863 – Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on the 19th of November. 1970 – The Crisis of the Self-Made Man. ..
Canadian (Scottish-born) jurist puisne judge of Canadian supreme court 1982-1991 (1st female judge on Canadian supr..
US autobiographical novelist wrote novels "Little House in the Big Woods" 1932, "Farmer Boy" 1933, "Little House on the Prairie" 1935, "On the Banks of Plum Creek" 1937, "By the Shores of Silver Lake" 1939, "The Long Winter" 1940, "Little Town on the Prairie" 1941, "These Happy Golden Years&..
1941 – Born on the 14th of June in Washington, DC. 1965 – He married Judith Ann Goldman, an attorney, with whom he has three children: Daniel, Jacob, and Jamila. 1966 – He was the second African-American to win a Rhodes Scholarship, graduating. 1984 – He is the first to win the International PEN/Faulkner Award ..
1942 – Jack White, born this year. He was a veteran Rhode Island journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of President Richard Nixon’s underpayment of income taxes. 1969 – He began his career at the Newport Daily News. 1970 – 1971 – His Pulitzer-winning scoop almost didn’t happen. Working off a tip ..
1873 – Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on the 12th of March. 1895 – He earned degrees from University of Michigan. 1900 – He wrote adventure travel books. 1922 – He and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Grant White wrote numerous books they claimed were received through channelling with spirits. 1946 – Died in Hillsborough, California ..