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1903 – Blair was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India. 1908 – At the age of five, Blair was sent to a small Anglican parish school in Henley-on-Thames, which his sister had attended before him. 1910 – Blair was recommended to the headmaster of one of the most successful preparatory schools in ..

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1882 – Born on the 14th of February in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 1914 – He was an early champion of Eugene O’Neill. 1932 – He was also a founder and an editor of the American Spectator. 1943 – He wrote a Syndicated Column for the New York Journal-American. 1958 – He died on the 8th ..

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1863 –  kelly Miller born on the 23rd of July in South Carolina.He was a leading African-American intellectual for more than half a century, and the first African-American to attend the Johns Hopkins University. 1886 – Graduatied from Howard University. 1887 – 1889 – He was admitted to the graduate program in Johns Hopkins University’s ..

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1819 – Herman Melville, born on the 1st of August n New York City into an established merchant family. He was an American novelist, essayist and poet. During his lifetime, his early novels were popular, but his popularity declined later in his life.  His father became bankrupt and insane, dying when Melville was 12. 1826 ..

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1875 – He was born on the 6th day of June this year in Lubeck, Germany.   1891 – He resided in Munich from this year until 1933, with the exception of a yearlong stay in Palestrina, Italy, with his older brother Heinrich, also a novelist.   1894 – He worked with the South German ..

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