Richard Sharp was once described as being possibly the most popular man living in Regency London. He rose from the ranks of being a humble hatter to becoming a prosperous merchant, poet, critic and a ‘force for change’. He achieved dizzying success in numerous areas of his life and counted among his personal friends most ..
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1971 – Born on Wednesday 10 March in Nbawsi, Abia State, Nigeria to Sylvia Ada and Madu Kennedy Wachuku – both historians, teachers and education administrators. 1975 – Began primary school at an early age of four. 1982 – Entered Ngwa High School Aba, Abia State, Nigeria where he founded a press club ..
100 AC – Birth of the Roman general, politician, and reformer. 84 AC – Married Cornelia, Lucius Cornelius CINNA’s daughter – rejected the order of Lucius Cornelius SULLA to divorce her – joined populist party led by Lucius Cornelius Cinna the Elder, becoming rival of Sulla, leader of oligarchic party 80 AC – Collected a ..
US educator pioneer of black education in US 1956 – Born into slavery in 1856, yet rose up to become the 1st president of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) from 1881 until his death in 1915. Stressed vocational development of blacks rather than direct political agitation toward civil rights. Believed that economic ..
Irish dramatist, orator, and politician wrote plays "The Rivals" 1775, "The Duenna" 1775, "The School for Scandal" 1777, "The Critic" 1779 3.1 / 5 ( ..
1811 – Born on November 29th in Boston, Massachusetts. An abolitionist crusader whose oratorical eloquence helped fire the antislavery cause during the period leading up to the American Civil War. 1837 – Phillip’s reputation as an orator was established at Faneuil Hall, Boston. 1861-1865 – During the Civil War, he assailed President Abraham Lincoln’s reluctance ..
495 B.C – He was born this year, in the deme of Cholargos just north of Athens. He was the son of the politician Xanthippus, who, although ostracized in 485–4 BC, returned to Athens to command the Athenian contingent in the Greek victory at Mycale just five years later. 472 – In the spring ..
US daughter of Richard Nixon and Pat Nixon 2.3 / 5 ( ..
Reverend Sun Myung Moon is the founder and spiritual leader of the Unification Church and its institutional successor, the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. The broader Unification Movement includes foundations and enterprises operating in the realms of religion, academia, the arts, media, sports, agriculture, technology, ocean enterprises, and more. Born into a farming ..