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1804 – Born on the 13th of December. 1828 – Howe purchased the Novascotian, a local Halifax newspaper and went into the printing business for himself.          – He married Catherine Ann Susan McNab on the 2nd of February. 1836 – He was first elected, campaigning on a platform of support for responsible government. ..

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1849 – William Ernest Henley, born on the 23rd of August in Gloucester, England. He was an English poet, critic and editor. 1861 – At the age of 12 he became a victim of tuberculosis of the bone. 1867 – He successfully passed the Oxford local examination as a senior student. 1889 – He became ..

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1863 – William Randolph Hearst I, born on the 29th of April in San Francisco, California to George and Phoebe (Apperson) Hearst. He was an American newspaper magnate. 1882 – 1885 –  Attended Harvard University but got expelled. 1914 – On the 17th of February, the Hearst-Selig News Pictorial began the first American weekly newsreel ..

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1901 – Born on May 24th in Jersey, Channel Islands. The director general of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), editor of The Times of London, and editor in chief of the Encyclopædia Britannica. 1918-1921 – He began to study journalism, and he secured his first newspaper employment at The Times, eventually being stationed in Brussels. ..

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    1867 – He was born on the 10th day of April this year in Lurgan, County Armagh, and his family moved to Dublin when he was eleven. He started working as a draper. He worked many years for the Irish Agricultural Organization Society founded by Horace Plunkett.   1897 – He became Assistant ..

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1956 – Bonnie Fuller, born in Toronto, Canada. She was the editor of Flare magazine, YM magazine, the first American edition of Marie Claire magazine, Cosmopolitan magazine, Glamour magazine, and Us Weekly. 1983 -1989 – She  was Editor-in-Chief of Flare, Canada’s fashion magazine. 1989 – She was named the editor in chief of YM where ..

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1887 – Born in Los Ángeles, Chile on the 15th of September to Luis Dávila and Emilia Espinoza.   1907 – Graduated from the University of Santiago, Chile.   1911 – Entered Law School at the University of Chile.   1914 – He dropped out in school to work for newspaper "El Mercurio", of Santiago. ..

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1819 – Charles Anderson Dana was born on the 8th of August in Hinsdale, New Hampshire.   1831 – At the age of twelve he became a clerk in his uncle’s general store at Buffalo.   1839 – He entered Harvard.   1841 – His impairment of his eyesight forced him to leave college.   ..

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1895 – Joseph Kwame Kyeretwi Boakye Danquah was born in December in Ghanaian town.   Entered the University of London directly from junior high school and was educated in law and philosophy.   1927 – He set up a private law practice when he returned to Ghana.   1930-1935 – He founded a newspaper, the ..

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US historian and newspaper editor   1901 – Born on 8th of February, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where his father was a history professor.   Educated at Episcopal High School in Alexandria Virginia and at the University of Virginia.   1922 – He went to work in Richmond, Virginia as a journalist ..

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