US Democratic politician and longtime segregationist governor of Alabama 1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987 blocked entrance to University of Alabama 1963, standing in doorway of Foster Auditorium to prevent entry by black students and thereby obstruct racial integration American Independent presidential candidate 1968 candidate for Democratic presidential nomination 1972, 1976 survived assassination ..
1491 – Born on June 28th in Greenwich, near London. The king of England, who presided over the beginnings of the English Renaissance and the English Reformation. 1502 – When his elder brother, Arthur, died, Henry became the heir to the throne; of all the Tudor monarchs, he alone spent his childhood in calm expectation ..
1844 – Born in upstate New York on the 18th of September. 1903 – Coolidge contracted with the advertising firm of Brown & Bigelow of St. Paul, Minnesota, to create sixteen oil paintings of dogs in various human poses. 1910 – Coolidge painted "Looks Like Four of a Kind" in the same style as his ..