1946 – Born in New York City, USA. 1967 – Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College. 1973 – Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology. 1977 – 1979 – She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales ..
1956 – Born on January 24th in Taourirt Moussa, Kabylia, Algeria. Algerian singer and activist celebrated in song the language and culture of the Berbers (Amazigh), an ancient North African people that represents about one-fifth of the Algerian population. 1978 – Released his first album Ay Izem (The Lion). 1995 – Published his autobiography, Rebelle. ..
1948 – Janet Maslin, born this year in the United States. She is a book critic for The New York Times. 1970 – She graduated from the University of Rochester, with a B.A. degree and a major in mathematics. 1977 – 1999 – She was previously a longtime film critic for the Times. 1 / ..
1922 – Born October 1 in Plainfield, New Jersey. 1940 – He attended the Phillips Exeter Academy. 1943 – He graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts. 1944 – He joined the United States Army. 19XX – He married Violet Person. 1946 – He returned to law shcool ..
1920 – Kamisese Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara was born on 6 May 1920, in Vanuabalavu in the archipelago of Lau, the son of Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba, head of the chiefly Vuanirewa clan, and his first wife Lusiana Qolikoro, who was related to Tongan royalty and was also descended from an English missionary. Mara’s title, Ratu, which ..
1925 – Born on May 19th in Omaha, Nebraska. A black militant leader who articulated concepts of race pride and black nationalism in the early 1960s. 1946 – While in prison for burglary, he was converted to the Black Muslim faith (Nation of Islam); this sect professed the superiority of black people and the inherent ..
US administrator, dramatist, and poet wrote poetry collections "The Pot of Earth" 1925, "Collected Poems, 1917-1952" 1952 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1953), narrative poem "Conquistador" 1932 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1933), verse play "J. B." 1958 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1959) librarian of Congress 1939-1944 assistant secretary of state for public and ..
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1940 – Born on April 1st in Nyeri, Kenya. Kenyan politician and environmental activist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, the first black African woman to win a Nobel Prize. 1964-1966 – Maathai was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica College (now Benedictine College; B.S. in biology) and at the ..
1795 – Born on March 12th in Dundee, East Scotland, United Kingdom. 1820 – Mackenzie arrived in upper Canada and, after a few years in business at Dundas, moved to Queenston. 1824 – He published the first issue of the Colonial Advocate, which immediately became a leading voice of the new Reform movement. ..