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1775 – James Smith was born in London on February 10, 1775. 1795 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – James and his brother Horace produces a literary parody connected to the Drury Lane that was burnt down by fire, which is titled "The Rejected Addresses". He was reputed one of the best ..

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1973 – Max was born in Melbourne, Australia on March 18, 1973. 1999 – Max wrote Syrup while working in Hewlett-Packard as a marketer. He put an extra X in his name for Syrup because he thought it was a funny joke about marketing. 2003 – Max wrote Jennifer Government, his second novel, was published ..

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1809 – Giusti was born in Monsummano on May 12, 1809. 1821 – At the age of twelve, he was sent to school at Florence and afterwards to Pistoia and Lucca, during this he wrote his first verse. 1826 – Studied law at Pisa. His experience was a key to make his satire writings. 1834 ..

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1659 – Dunton was born at Graffham, Huntingdonshire on May, 4 1659. 1674 – Dunton at the age of fifteen, he became an apprentice to Thomas Parkhurst, a bookseller. 1688 – Dunton was appointed as the treasurer of the Whig apprentices, became a bookseller at The Sign of the Raven. He married Elizabeth Annesley. Elizabeth ..

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1779 – Smith was born in London on December 31, 1779. 1799 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – He and his brother James produced a popular literary parody connected to the Drury Lane Theatre which was burnt down by fire. The managers offered a prize of 50 pounds for each address to ..

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1948 – Clarke was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand on the 29th of July. 1970 – Clarke first became known during the mid-to-late 1970s for portraying a laconic farmer called Fred Dagg on stage, film and television. Gumboot and singlet-clad, Dagg was supposedly attended by numerous associates all named ‘Trev’. Clarke also recorded a ..

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1908 – Guareschi was born in Parma, Italy on May 1, 1908. 1926 – His family went bankrupt and he could not continue his studies in the University of Parma. He started to write for a local newspaper. 1929 – Became editor of the satirical magazine "Corriere Emiliano". 1936-1943 – Became chief editor of a ..

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1959 – Elton was born in Catford, London on May 3, 1959. 1979 – Elton studied at Godalming Grammar School and the University of Manchester. 1980 – After leaving the university, Elton became a stand-up comedian and comedy writer. 1981 – Elton joined Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson at the Comedy Store in London. He ..

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1582 – Barclay was born in Lorraine, France on January 28, 1582. 1601 – Obtained his early education at the Jesuit College. At the age on nineteen, he was able to write a commentary on the Thebais of Statius. 1605 – Barclay married a french girl, Louise Debonaire. 1609 – Edited the "De Potestate Papae", ..

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1977 – Corddry was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on September 8, 1977. 1995 – Corddry attended Weymouth High School then went to Colby-Sawyer College where he majored in Communications. 2005 – Corddry made his first appearance on The Daily Show as a correspondent on October 4, 2005. He also appeared in a television advertisement for ..

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