1711 – Born in Edinburgh on the 26th of April. 1723 – He appears to have entered the Greek classes of the university of Edinburgh. 1726 – He returned to Ninewells with a fair knowledge of Latin, slight acqtiaintance with Greek and literary tastes decidedly inclining to "books of reasoning and philosophy, and to poetry ..
1937 – Born in Londonderry on the 18th of January. 1969 – Hume became an independent member of the Northern Ireland Parliament at the height of the civil rights campaign. 1971 – In October, he joined four Westminster MPs in a 48-hour hunger strike to protest at the internment without trial of hundreds of suspected ..
1723 – He was born on the 5th day of June of this year in Kirkcadly, Scotland. At around the age of four, a band of Gypsies kidnapped him, but he was quickly rescued by his uncle and returned to his mother. 1736 – At the age of 13, Smith entered the University of ..
1712 – He was born on the 28th day of June this year in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother, Suzanne Bernard Rousseau, died nine days after his birth due to complications from childbirth, and his father Isaac, a failed watchmaker, abandoned him in 1722 to avoid imprisonment for fighting a duel. 1728 – He left ..
1809 – Born on August 27th in Aberdeen. Scottish historian, jurist and economist. 1839 – His Manual of the Law of Scotland brought him into notice. 1846 – He achieved high reputation by his Life of David Hume, based upon extensive and unused MS. material. 1847 – He wrote his biographies of Simon, Lord Lovat, ..
1721 – Born on the 10th of November in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. 1733 – He began to write poetry at the age of 12. Appointed Minister of Kirkcudbright, but was objected to by the parishioners on account of his blindness. 1750s – Sponsored by the empiricist philosopher David Hume. ..
1765 – Born on the 27th of March in Munich Germany. Franz studied medicine at Ingolstadt and Vienna, and for a short time assisted his father in his practice. Studied under Abraham Gottlob Werner at Freiberg, travelled through several of the mining districts in north Germany. 1792-1796 – Resided to England. There he became acquainted ..
1906 – Born on July 3rd in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1936 – His film debut, was as Curly Randall in Find the Lady. 1937 – Sanders told David Niven, that he intended to commit suicide when he got older. 1940 – Married to Susan Larson. 1949 – Married to Zsa Zsa Gabor on April 7th. ..