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1728 – He was born this year in New London, Connecticut. His family soon moved to the frontier in the Mohawk Valley near modern Fonda, New York.   1752 – He married Catherine Brandt, and the couple raised five children. He entered militia service in the French and Indian War, and saw action at Fort ..

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1828 – Butler was born and raised in the household of an upper- middle-class family: her uncle was the leader of the Whig party earlier in the century.          – Butler was neither the first nor the last woman to examine the relationship between sex, sexual behavior, and economics. Mary Wollstonecraft, Harriet Martineau, Frances ..

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1867 – Born in Hannibal, Missouri on the 18th of July. 1894 – Browns moved to Denver, Colorado, which gave the family more social opportunities. 1901 – She was one of the first students to enroll at the Carnegie Institute in New York. 1909-1914 – She ran for Congress. 1912 – She also assisted in ..

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1912 – Brower was born in Berkeley, California on the 1st of July. 1952 – He was 1st executive director of Sierra Club. 1969 – He founded League of Conservation Voters.          – He founder and 1st president of Friends of the Earth. 1982 – He founded Earth Island Institute. 2000 – He died ..

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1960 – She was born on the 22nd of June in Lawrence, Kansas.          – Brockovich was raised in Lawrence, Kansas, and attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. 1981 – She worked as a management trainee for K-Mart but quit after a few months and entered some potentially lucrative beauty pageants.          ..

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1960 – Wes Boyd was born. 1987 – Wes Boyd and his wife Joan Blades were the cofounders of Berkeley Systems, a San Francisco Bay area software company. 1997 – After selling the company, Boyd and Blades went on to found the liberal political group MoveOn.org. 2.6 / 5 ( ..

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1953 – Born in Talence, near Bordeaux on the 11th of June. 1976 – Bové was sentenced and served three weeks of imprisonment for having destroyed documents belonging to the military, as a way to oppose the extension of Larzac military camp. 1987 – He formed the Confédération Paysanne, an agricultural union that places its ..

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1940 – He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on the 14th of January. 1957 – He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta. 1960 – Bond was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. 1963 – He led student protests against segregation in public facilities in Georgia. 1961 – He served as communications director of ..

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1935 – Born on the 16th day of February this year in Detroit, Michigan.   1954 – Married his first wife, Donna Rankin on the 3rd day of November, and they had a daughter named Christine.   1960 – Began his music career working for the legendary record producer Phil Spector as a promotion man, ..

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1956 – Joan Blades was born in Berkeley, California.   1977 – She received her BA in History from UC Berkeley and her J.D. from the Golden Gate University School of Law.           – Awarded J.D. from the Golden Gate University School of Law.   1987 – She was the co-founder with her ..

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