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1870 – Viktor Bibl was born on the 20th of October in Vienna, Austria.          – He is the son of the organist Rudolf Bibl, uncle OF the conductor Rudolf Bibl. 1924 – He wrote "The decay of Austria". 1928 – He wrote Metternich in new lighting. 1938 – He was the author of ..

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1495 – Born in Sieradz Province, Poland. A Polish chronicler, historian and poet. A prolific writer, he is called the father of Polish prose, as he was the first author to use that language.          – He was educated in the University of Cracow, founded by Casimir the Great, and spent some time with ..

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1817 – Born on November 25th in Bristol, New York. American author, journalist, and diplomat who was the discoverer and first editor of Benjamin Franklin’s long-lost Autobiography. As U.S. consul in Paris during the American Civil War, he also prevented the delivery of warships constructed in France for the Confederacy. 1838 – Graduated at Union ..

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1855 – Poultney Bigelow was born on the 10th of September in New York City. 1873 – Bigelow entered Yale College because of health problem; he took a two-year leave from studies. 1879 – Graduated at Yale College.        – He obtained a law degree from Columbia Law School. 1885 – Founded the first American ..

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1771 – Louis de Bignon was born at Rouen,Normandy, France on 3rd of January. French historian and politician. 1797 – He was attached to the diplomatic service. 1799 – Appointed to the French legation at Berlin, the he became chargé d’affaires. 1804-1806 – He took a prominent share in the formation of the confederation of ..

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1929 – Billington was born on the 1st of June in Mawr, Pennsylvania. 1950 – Graduated at Princeton University with highest honors.        – He earned his doctorate from Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar. 1956 – Authored the book "Mikhailovsky and Russian Populism". 1957-1962 – Served as professor of history at ..

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1896 – Robert Laurence Binyon was born on the 10th of August in Lancaster, England. English poet, dramatist, and art historian, a pioneer in the European study of Far Eastern painting.          – Binyon was educated at St. Paul’s School and Trinity College, Oxford. 1890 – He won the Newdigate Prize for one poem ..

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1955 – Born on the 30th of November in Chicago, Illinois. Michael Beschloss is an award-winning historian of the Presidency and author.          – He is a regular commentator on PBS’ The News Hour with Jim Lehrer and a contributor to ABC News. 1973 – Graduated high school at Phillips Andover Academy, Andover. 1980 ..

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1862 – Born on the 6th October in Highland County, Ohio. He was a historian and United States Senator from Indiana. 1885 – He graduated from Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), with a Ph.D. degree. 1887 – Admitted to the Indiana bar and practiced law in Indianapolis.            – He was a ..

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1673 – Robert Beverley, Jr. was born in Virginia. He was a son of Major Robert Beverley, Sr. and Mary Keeble.        – Married Ursula Byrd, daughter of William Byrd I. 1705 – Beverley’s History and Present State of Virginia, published originally in London in 1705, is considered by many to be the most important ..

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