1912 – Born in Carbondale, Illinois on September 24th. 1933 – Taylor served as editor of the Carbondale weekly newspaper for a year, and then took off for Tahiti, spending the entire year in various parts of Polynesia. – Upon his return, he was hired as a reporter by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ..
1802 – Born on October 3rd in Greenfiled, Massachusetts. A journalist and reformer whose life, for half a century, mirrored the main currents of American thought. He was the leading promoter and director of Brook Farm and a spokesman for the utopian socialist ideas of the French social reformer Charles Fourier. 1823 – He graduated ..
1930 – Born in Brooklyn, New York on the 16th of January. 1960 – Podhoretz served as the magazine’s editor in chief. 1963 – He wrote the influential essay, “My Negro Problem And Ours." 1981-1987 – Podhoretz served as an adviser to the U.S. Information Agency. 1995-2003 – He was a senior fellow at the ..
1820 – Born on the 11th of February in Danville, Kentucky. 1845 – He studied law with student John C. Breckinridge before being appointed for a position in the United States Treasury. 1846 – He signed up for the U.S. Army and held the positions of captain and quartermaster of volunteers. 1847 – He was ..
1952 – Born on the 26th of October. 1975 – Won the Newdigate prize for Oxford undergraduate poetry. 1976 – Further poetry published. – Taught English at the University of Hull. 1980-198 – Edited the Poetry Review. 1982 – Edits, with Blake Morrison, the Penguin Book of Contemporary British. 1986 – The Lamberts ..
1946 – Born in New York City, USA. 1967 – Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College. 1973 – Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology. 1977 – 1979 – She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales ..
1916 – Born on January 6th in Jersey City. American crossword puzzle constructor and editor. 1940 – Became an English teacher at Frederick Douglass Junior High School in Manhattan. 1946 – He was an assistant to the principal and later on promoted to school principal during the early 50’s. 1962 – He became an assistant ..
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 ..
1809 – He was born on the 30th day of November this year in London. He was the eldest son of Martin Lemon, a successful hop merchant. 1841 – Lemon and Henry Mayhew conceived the idea of a humorous weekly paper to be called Punch, and when the first number was issued, in July ..
1944 – Lynda Johnson Robb, born on the 19th of March. She is the oldest daughter of former President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson and a self-proclaimed "professional volunteer." 1966 – 1968 – She wrote for McCall’s magazine. 1967 – Married Marine Captain Charles S. Robb in the East Room of the White ..