1709 – He was born on the 18th day of September this year in Market Square Lichfield, England. 1728 – A few weeks after he turned nineteen, he entered Pembroke College, Oxford, as a fellow-commoner. After thirteen months, however, poverty forced him to leave Oxford without taking a degree and he returned to Lichfield. ..
English author, critic, and lexicographer wrote "Dictionary of the English Language" 1747-1755, novel "Rasselas" 1759, 10-volume "Lives of the Poets"..
US Republican politician member of Texas house of representatives 1985-1991 Representative from Texas 1..
1727 – Born on October 7th in Stratford, Connecticut. Delegate and a Senator from Connecticut. 1744-1747 – Was tutored privately by his father then entered and graduated from Yale College and Harvard College. 1761 – Was a member of the colonial house of representatives. 1765 – Served as a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress ..
US administrator, columnist, and general developed Selective Service program 1917 1st administrator of National Recovery Administration 1933-1934 administrator of Works Progress Administr..
US physician 1865 – Arrested as conspirator in Abraham Lincoln assassination for setting John Wilkes Booth’s broken leg after assassination and for having prior knowledge of assassination plan though not an active participant. 1869 – pardoned by Andrew Johnson. &nb..
English mother of Samuel Johnson indirectly inspired Samuel Johnson's novel "Rasselas", as it was reportedly written to pay her funeral expenses wife of Michael Jo..
1820 – Born on the 9th of March in Auburn, New York. He was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. 1837 – He was educated at Columbia College, graduating when he was 17 years old. 1840 – He served as the private secretary to Governor William H. Seward. – ..
1933 – Born on the 20th of June in England. 1973 – Her first husband Nicholas Tomalin, a prominent journalist, was killed in the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur War. 2002 – She was literary editor of the New Statesman and of the Sunday Times, and has written several noted biographies. – Her biography of Samuel ..