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1874 – Born on June 17th in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan literary historian and man of letters who played a major role in bringing the works of Latin American writers to world attention. 1908 – Jailed during the early years of the dictatorship of Juan Vicente Gómez, Blanco-Fombona fled to Europe. 1912 – His novel, El ..

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1922 – He was born on the 24th day of August this year in Brooklyn, New York.  1943 – He served the US Army at a very young age.  1945 – He was a second lieutenant who participated in the bombing of Royan, France.   1951 – He graduated in New York University.   1956 – He ..

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1926 – He was born in Jerusalem. 1942 – At an early age of 16 he joined the Palmach and served the Israeli Military Forces. 1948 – He became the platoon leader in the lost battle of Malkiyah. 1973 –   He retired only to rejoin the army of the Yom Kippur War, and then served ..

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1875 – Born on the 19th of December at New Canton in Buckingham County, Virginia. 1900 – He became the principal of Douglass High School. 1903-1907 – He was a school supervisor in the Philippines. 1908 – He then attended the University of Chicago where he received his M.A. 1912 – He received his Ph.D. ..

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1831 – Born in Boston, Massachusetts on the 2nd January. 1867 – He started his library career as Trustee. 1876 – Winsor was also a founder of the American Library Association and the Library Journal, serving as president of the ALA.          – The Library History Round Table of the ALA awards the “Justin ..

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1934 – Born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 22th of May. 1951 – He graduated from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. 1961 – Received his PhD in classics from Yale in. 1863 – Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on the 19th of November.   1970 – The Crisis of the Self-Made Man.   ..

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1921 – Born and raised in the small town of Atlantic, Iowa. 1945 – He graduated and was commissioned. 1946 – He retired from the Navy and moved to University of Wisconsin-Madison to begin graduate studies. 1957 – He returned to Madison to teach in the History Department. 1962 – He went out of his ..

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1937 – Weinstein was born in New York. 1966 – He taught at Smith College. 1981 – He moved to Georgetown University. 1982 – He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies. 1982 – He was a member of the Foreign Policy Association’s Editorial Advisory Board. 1983 ..

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