1998 – Born on the 24th of July in Nambour, Queensland, Australia. 2002 – She has appeared regularly in her father’s television shows, including The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, and also appeared in the film The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari in a credited cast role. 2006 – In September, Bindi Irwin appeared on the cover of the ..
1874 – Born on November 18th. She lived to oldest authenticated age of any American (116 years, 88 days). 1909 – Was sent to Palatka, Florida nursing home after suffering from a nervous breakdown. 1988 – Carrie was recognized as the oldest person in the world, around the time she celebrated her 114th birthday, by ..
1918 – Robert was born February 22th to Harold F. and Addie (Johnson) Wadlow on Monroe Street in Alton, Illinois, weighing 8.7 pounds. 1919 – Robert began to walk he weighed 40 lbs. 1923 – At 5 years of age, attending kindergarten, Robert was 5′ 6 1/2" tall. He wore clothes that would fit a ..
1767 – Denmark Vesey born uncertain this year. He was a well-respected carpenter and minister who in his teens had been sold into slavery from the West Indies island of St. Thomas. 1783 – He was the household servant to Captain Joseph Vesey, who settled in Charleston. 1800 – He won $1,500 in a lottery ..
1800 – Nat Turner born on the 2nd of October in Southampton County, Virginia. He was an American slave whose failed slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, was the most remarkable instance of black resistance to enslavement in the antebellum southern United States. 1820 – Married Cherry, also a slave and had three children. 1822 – ..
1605 – He was kidnapped and taken by George Weymouth. 1614 – His history picks up, when Captain John Smith and some of other ships under his command arrive to map Cape Cod and vicinity. 1618-1619 – A devastating plague, described variously in historical sources as either tuberculosis or smallpox (and perhaps a combination of ..
120 B.C – He was born this year, according to Roman historians, was a gladiator-slave who became the alleged leader of an unsuccessful slave uprising against the Roman Republic. 73 B.C – Spartacus and some 70 followers escaped from the gladiator school of Lentulus Batiatus. Seizing the knives in the cook’s shop and a ..
1775 – Laura Ingersoll was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts on September 13th. 1812 – Laura Ingersoll Secord is considered by many to be the heroine of the War. The ability of the Canadian forces to defeat the American troops at the battle of Beaverdams has been attributed to Laura Secord’s bravery and determination. 1813 ..
1795 – He was born this year in Southampton County, Virginia. 1830 – He and the Blow family moved in this year to St. Louis, Missouri, where, because of financial problems, the Blow family sold Scott to Dr. John Emerson, a doctor for the United States Army. 1842 – Emerson traveled extensively in ..
1813 – Born on January 7th in Henderson, Kentucky. The beloved and probable fiancee of Abraham Lincoln. – Ann became engaged to a man named John MacNamar who had come west from New York. 1832 – MacNamar, who had assumed the name "McNeil" for dubious reasons, told Ann he needed to return to ..