1862 – Ella Reeve Bloor was born on Staten Island, on the 8th of July. American political organizer and writer who was active as an American socialist and communist, both as a candidate for public office and in labour actions in several industries. 1881 – Married Lucian Ware when she was nineteen. She raised a ..
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 ..
Scottish critic and Presbyterian clergyman 1718 – Born on the 7th of April in Edinburgh, Scotland. 1741 – Blair received his license as a Presbyterian preacher. 1743 – Elected as the second charge of the Church of Canongate. 1754 – Appointed to the charge of Lady Yester’s Church. 1757 – ..
1805 – Born on the 8th of February in Puget-Théniers, Alpes-Maritimes, where his father, Jean Dominique Blanqui, was subprefect. – He studied both law and medicine, but found his real vocation in politics, and quickly became a champion of the most advanced opinions. 1824 – A member of the Carbonari society, he took an ..
1821 – She was born on the 3rd day of February this year in Bristol, England. 1832 – The family immigrated to the United States, and set up a refinery in New York City. After the death of her father, she took up a career in teaching. Desiring to apply herself to the practice ..
US actor, fashion critic, and fashion designer 1922 – Born Richard Selzer on the 29th of August in Brooklyn, New York. 1950s – Designed dresses for actresses including Jane Russell, Dorothy Lamour, and Jayne Mansfield. 1960 – He created the annual "ten worst-dressed women of the year" awards. 1995 – Wrote an autobiography, "From Rags ..
1842 – Bierce was born in a rural area of Meigs County, Ohio on 24th of June. 1862 – Bierce enlisted in the Ninth Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, as part of the Union Army. – He was commissioned as a first lieutenant and served on the staff of Gen. – Bierce fought at ..
1946 – Born on the 18th of December in King William’s Town, South Africa. – Founder of South Africa’s Black Consciousness Movement. 1966 – After being expelled from high school for political activism, Biko enrolled in and graduated from St. Francis College, a liberal boarding school in Natal, and then entered the University of ..
1921 – Daniel Berrigan was born on the 9th of May in Virginia, Minnesota. 1939 – He joined the Jesuits directly out of high school. 1952 – He was ordained to the priesthood. 1969 – He was arrested for non-violent protest and sentenced to six years in prison. – Berrigan decided to participate ..
1905 – Born on the 5th of November. American activist and politician. 1924 – He served as commencement orator and senior-class valedictorian of Woodward High in June. 1932 – He was admitted to the Ohio Bar. – President of Cincinnati branch of NAACP. 1938 – Married to Johnnie Mae Elaine Newton. ..