1747 – Arbigland, Kirkbean was born on the 6th of July in Kirkcudbright, Scotland. 1775 – He was the first man to be assigned to the rank of 1st Lieutenant in the Continental Navy on the 22nd of December, on board the Alfred. 1776 – His first assignment was aboard the frigate USS Alfred (30 ..
US jurist law clerk to Wiley Rutledge 1947-1948 judge on US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 1970-1975 Supreme Court justice 1975– wrote decisions for Wallace v. Jaffree 1985 (6-3, states cannot permit moments of silence in public schools if intended purpose is presumably prayer), McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission ..
1956 – Born in Paris, Tennessee on the 21st of November. 1995 – Jones is known primarily for her stage work, including her Tony winning lead performances in Lincoln Center’s production of The Heiress and John Patrick Shanley’s play Doubt. 1995 – Jones accepted her first Tony Award, she thanked her then partner, architect Mary ..
1573 – Born on the 15th of July on Smithfield, London, England. 1603 – He had visited Italy long enough to acquire skill in painting and design and to attract the patronage of King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway, at whose court he was employed for a time before returning to England. 1605 – ..
Wentworth Cheswell (11 April, 1746 – 8 March, 1817) was an African-American teacher, coroner, scrivener, assessor, auditor, moderator, selectman and Justice Of The Peace. He was the only child born to Hopestill and Catherine (Keniston) Cheswell, in Newmarket,New Hampshire. He attended Dummer Academy in Byfield Massachusetts. He was educated by Harvard graduate, William Moody, who taught Latin, Greek, swimming, horsemanship, reading, ..
British naval officer in American Revolution as captain of ship Serapis, defeated by John Paul ..
US biographer and historian wrote biographies "Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus" 1942 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1943), "John Paul Jones" 1959 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1960), 15-volume history "History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II"..
1871 – Born on November 10th in St. Louis, Mo. An American author of historical novels of wide popularity. 1894 – Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and having private means, he soon devoted himself to writing. 1899 – His first novel, "The Celebrity", appeared. – He moved to New Hampshire, where he ..
1969 – Joshua Redman was born February 1st in Berkeley, California. 1979 – At ten years old, Redman settled on the tenor saxophone; he had been exposed to it since birth and felt naturally drawn to the sound. 1986 – With straight A’s throughout high school, he graduated in Berkeley High School and was number ..
1975 – Born on the 27th of June in Santa Monica, California. He is an American actor. 1989 – His first appearance in a feature film was in the movie "The Wizard". In that movie, he played a goon of Lucas Barton, one of three competitors at a video game competition, and had no lines. ..