1577 – François Leclerc du Tremblay, born this year in France. He was a French Capuchin friar, confidant and agent of Cardinal Richelieu. 1595 – As a boy he received a careful classical training, and made an extended journey through Italy, returning to take up the career of arms. 1597 – He served at the ..
1939 – Born on the 2nd of April in New York City. 1961 – Graduated in Harvard University. 1962 – Joined the State Department as an assistant to Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge during the Vietnam War. 1963 – His State Department career included assignments as consul in Saigon. 1964 – 1965 – Vice consul in ..
British Labor politician leader of Labor Party 1983-1992 2.3 / 5 (..
1960-1962 – Quarterback for San Diego Chargers (orig. Los Angeles Chargers until 1961) 1963-1969 – Quarterback for Buffalo Bills. 1971-1989 – Representative from New York. – Proponent of supply-side economics. – With William Roth, co-sponsor and co-eponym of Kemp-Roth tax reform bill (introduced 1978, signed into law ..
Zambian nationalist and politician prime minister of Northern Rhodesia 1964 1st president of Zambia 1964-1991 placed under house arrest for five months 1998 2.5 / 5 ( ..
French socialist politician chairman of Socialist Party 1981-1987 French education minister 1991-1992 prime minister of France 1997-2002 husband of Jacques Derrida's ex-wife 2.8 / 5 ( ..
Chinese actress and Communist politician member of Gang of Four 3rd wife of Mao Tse-tung suicide 2.8 / 5 ( ..
Spanish Gypsy horse dealer and martyr executed by Republican forces in Spanish civil war 1st Gypsy ever beatified by Catholic Church 1997 2.9 / 5 ( ..
1876 – Born in Wazir Mansion, Karachi, Sindh on the 25th of December. 1892 – Jinnah was offered an apprenticeship at the London office of Graham’s Shipping and Trading Company, a business that had extensive dealings with Jinnahbhai Poonja’s firm in Karachi. 1896 – Jinnah joined the Indian National Congress, which was the largest Indian ..
French loom inventor 2.8 / 5 ( ..