1577 – Born at Lindley, Leicestershire on the 8th of February. 1616 – He was appointed vicar of St. Thomas Church in Oxford. 1621 – The work, published under the pseudonym Democritus Junior. 1630 – He was also made the rector of Segrave, Leicester. – He wrote The Anatomy of Melancholy largely ..
1953 – Born on May 29th in Amarillo, Texas. Best known for his work in collaboration with director Tim Burton, composer Danny Elfman created one of the most distinctive bodies of work in contemporary film music, bringing his talents to a dark fantasy world populated by superheroes, monsters and freaks. 1984 – Released ..
1859 – Born in Hartford, Connecticut. American literary editor, professor of literature, and playwright. – The editor of Select poems of Robert Browning. – He was the author of Rahab. 1889 – He was married in London. 1 / 5 ..
1908 – Born on November 18th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. – A talented singer and dancer who took piano lessons at 5, singing lessons at 6, and dance class at 7. Made stage debut as 9-year-old dancer, then solo singing stint at age 11. 1934 – Made breakthrough in Broadway revue ‘New Faces of ..
1782 – Daniel Webster was born in Salisbury (now Franklin), New Hampshire, on the 18th of January. An American statesman, lawyer, and orator, was his era’s foremost advocate of American nationalism. 1801 – He graduated from Dartmouth College. 1807 – After a legal apprenticeship, Webster opened a legal practice in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 1808 – ..
1924 – Born on the 3rd of April in Omaha, Nebraska. 1944 – His behavior got him kicked out of the cast of the New School’s production in Sayville, but he was discovered in a locally produced play there and then made it to Broadway in the bittersweet drama I Remember Mama. 1947 – He ..
1774 – Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton was born on the 27th of October. 1808 – He was sent to the United States and married Anne, daughter of William Bingham, of Philadelphia. He published, besides several speeches, An Enquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council. 1810 – He became head of ..