1906 – Dwight Macdonald, born on the 24th of March in New York City. He was an American writer, editor, social critic, philosopher, and political radical. 1928 – He was an associate editor at Luce’s ambitious Fortune, an ironic position for Macdonald and his Marxist principles. 1934 – Married Nancy Gardiner Rodman, sister of Selden ..
English novelist wrote novels "Abbots Verney" 1906, "The Lee Shore" 1920, "Potterism" 1920, "Dangerous Ages" 1921, "Told by an Idiot" 1923, "And No Man's Wit" 1940, "The Towers of Trebizond&..
US sociologist with Helen Lynd, co-wrote studies "Middletown: A Study in Contemporary American Culture" 1929, "Middletown in Transition" 1937 husband of Helen..
1819 – Born n the 22nd of February in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1775 – His great-grandfather, Robert Trail, had returned to Britain on the outbreak of hostilities. 1838 – He graduated from Harvard University, after an undistinguished academic career. 1840 – He became engaged to Maria White in the autumn, and the next twelve years of ..
US politician 1st black mayor of Raleigh, Nort..
English essayist, novelist, and Christian apologist. 1898 – Born on the 29th of November in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 1917-1918 – Served the British Army. 1919 – Discharged from the army Jack Lewis returned to Oxford to resume his regular studies. 1924 – Graduated at Oxford and Lewis subsequently took up a position on the faculty. ..
1849 – Emma Lazarus, born in New York City on the 22nd of July to Moses and Esther Nathan Lazarus, she grew up around New York’s vibrant Union Square. 1866 – When She was seventeen, his father privately published her first book, Poems and Translations Written Between the Ages of Fourteen and Seventeen. 1868 – ..
Irish essayist and historian wrote 8-volume "The History of England in the Eighteenth Century"..
1775 – He was born on the 10th day of February this year in London. He studied at Christ’s Hospital where he formed a lifelong friendship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. When he was twenty years old, Lamb suffered a period of insanity. 1796 – He contributed four sonnets to Coleridge’s Poems on Various Subjects. ..