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1915 – Born in Wakefield, Massachusetts on the 22nd of August. 1950 – Dellinger joined freedom marches in the South and led many hunger strikes in jail. 1968 – He was most famous for being one of the Chicago Seven, a group of protesters whose disruption of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago led to ..

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1897 – Born on the 8th of November in New York. 1927 – Began a period of spiritual awakening, which led her to embrace Catholicism, joining the Church in December with baptism at Our Lady Help of Christian’s parish on Staten Island. 1933 – Founded the Catholic Worker Movement, espousing nonviolence, and hospitality for the ..

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African American radical activist and philosopher   1944 – Born on the 26th of January Birmingham, Alabama.   1958 – Applied to a program of the American Friends Service Committee, which placed Black students from the South in integrated schools in the north.           – Attended high school at Elizabeth Irwin High School a small ..

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1941 – Born in United States as a prominent American ant-Vietnam War protest leader. He was one of the Chicago Seven. 1968 – Along with Tom Hayden, organized anti-war demonstrations in Chicago during the  Democratic National Convention for the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam ("the Mobe"). 1973 – He became a ..

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  1857 – Clarence Seward Darrow was born on the 18th of April in Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio.   1878 – He was admitted to bar.   Defended Eugene V. Debs and other strikers in injunction case stemming from Pullman strike.   1902-1903 – Represented striking miners during arbitration of Scranton, Pennsylvania, anthracite strikes. ..

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1930 – Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. was born on the 29th of August.   1948 – Dart contracted polio before entering the University of Houston.   1954 – Earned undergraduate degrees in history and education in University of Houston.          – The university refused to give him a teaching certificate because of his disability.   ..

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1867 – Born in Paris, on the 16th of November, the son of the novelist Alphonse Daudet.   1891 – Married Jeanne Hugo, the granddaughter of Victor Hugo.   1895 – Divorced his wife, and became a vocal critic.   1907 – With Charles Maurras, he co-founded and was an editor of the conservative, integralist ..

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1917 – Born on May 28th in Brooklyn, New York. American biologist and educator. 1941 – Earned his PhD in Biology at Harvard University. 1947 – Barry Commoner is a Professor of plant physiology and chairman of the Department of Botany at Washington University.          – Director of Washington University’s Center for the Biology ..

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