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1767 – Keokuk born along Rock River, Rock Island, Illinois United States. He was a chief of the Sauk tribe in central North America noted for his involvement in the Black Hawk War. The town of Keokuk, Iowa, where he is buried, is named for him. Sauk Indian orator and politician who became chief by ..

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1889 – Born in Braunau, Austria; it was the birth of a German Nazi dictator, orator, and politician   1907 – Went to Vienna to fulfill his dream of becoming an artist but he failed in his exam to the Academy of Fine Arts   1913 – Immigrated to Bavaria.   1914-1918 – Fought in ..

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1932 – She was born this year   1966 – She secured financing for a trip to Africa. There she met Dr. Louis Leakey, from whom she managed to get a job researching gorillas.   1967 – She founded the Karisoke Research Center, a remote rainforest camp nestled in the Virunga Mountains in Ruhengeri province, ..

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384 BCE – A prominent Greek diplomat and orator was born in Athens this year, during the last year of the 98th Olympiad or the first year of the 99th Olympiad. His father also named Demosthenes who belonged to the local tribe, Pandionis, and lived in the deme of Paeania in the Athenian countryside, was ..

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  1857 – Clarence Seward Darrow was born on the 18th of April in Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio.   1878 – He was admitted to bar.   Defended Eugene V. Debs and other strikers in injunction case stemming from Pullman strike.   1902-1903 – Represented striking miners during arbitration of Scranton, Pennsylvania, anthracite strikes. ..

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