1856 – He was born on the 26th day of July this year in Dublin, Ireland. He was a strong advocate for socialism and women’s rights, a vegetarian and teetotaler, and a harsh critic of formal education. 1876 – He joined his mother’s London household. She, Vandeleur Lee, and his sister Lucy, provided him ..
English phonetician inspiration for character Henry Higgins in George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion&..
1918 – Born in New York City on the 31st of August. 1942 – He was introduced to a down-on-his-heels Austrian composer Frederick Loewe, who needed a lyricist. 1948-1951 – Lerner poured his excess energy into collaborations with Kurt Weill on the stage musical Love Life and Burton Lane on the movie musical Royal Wedding. ..
1856 – He was born on the 14th day of February this year in Galway, Ireland. 1868 – He was sent to Wales to continue his education as a boarder at the Ruabon Grammar School in Denbighshire, a time he was to remember later in My Life and Loves Harris was unhappy at the ..
1908 – He was born Reginald Carey Harrison on the 5th day of March this year in Huyton, Knowsley, Lancashire, England. 1924 – He first appeared on the stage in 1924 in Liverpool. His acting career was interrupted during World War II, whilst he served in the Royal Air Force, reaching the rank of ..
1888 – Born in London on the 8th of February. 1903 – She was educated at St Michael’s Church of England School, Pimlico, before being apprenticed at the age of 15 as a milliner. 1910 – Her first stage appearance was with Miss Massey’s Streatham Shakespeare Players in the role of Viola in Twelfth Night ..
1737 – Nicknamed "Gentleman Johnny", entered the army at an early age of 15. 1743 – Made a runaway marriage to Lady Charlotte Stanley. Burgoyne was called The French and Indian War. 1758 – He became captain and Lieutenant Colonel in the Foot Guards. 1758-1759 – Participated in expeditions made against the French coast. 1761 ..
1878 – Born in Wigan, Lancashire, United Kingdom, on the 13th of December. 1905 – Inspiration for character Major Barbara in George Bernard Shaw’s play "Major Barbara". – She was involved in the Metropolitan Opera Association as the first woman on the Board of Directors of their Association, and she founded the Metropolitan Opera Guild. ..
1879 – Born on May 19th in in Danville and raised in Richmond, Virginia. First woman to sit in the British House of Commons, known in public and private life for her great energy and wit. 1897 – Married to Robert Gould Shaw II in Boston. 1906 – Married to Waldorf Astor, great-great-grandson of John ..