US journalist wife of Sinclair Lewis 1928 (divorced 1942) 2 / 5 (..
US journalist wrote "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" 1971, "Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72" 1972, "Better Than Sex: Confessions of a Political Junkie" 1994 pioneer of New Journalism suicide 2.1 / 5 ( ..
1380 – Thomas a Kempis, born in Kempen, Germany. He was a Renaissance Roman Catholic monk and author of Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion. 1392 – Reached Deventer when he was barely twelve years old, was taught by a dame the beginnings of his learning, and in a ..
US educator and suffragist main founder and 2nd president of Bryn Mawr College 1894-1922 sister-in-law of Abraham Flexner and Simon Flexner 1903 aunt of James Flexner aunt of Millicent Carey McIntosh 3.2 / 5 ( ..
1899 – Born on June 2nd in Joliet, Illinois. Edwin Way Teale was a naturalist, writer, and photographer who captured the imaginations and hearts of Americans in his many books about nature. 1941 – He left his New York career in October to fulfill that dream. 1943 – He also won the John Burroughs Award ..
1912 – He was born on May 16 this year in New York City. 1926 – His parents ran a rooming house that was a collecting point for people of all types. 1939 – He married Ida Goldberg and had one son, Paul, named after Paul Robeson. 1934 – He attended the ..
English actress wife of George Frederic Watts 1864 separated 1865 grandaunt of Sir John Gielgud 2.5 / 5 ( ..
155 – Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, anglicized as Tertullian was born this year in Carthage known today as Tunisia. He denounced Christian doctrines he considered heretical, but later in life adopted views that came to be regarded as heretical themselves. He was the first great writer of Latin Christianity, thus sometimes known as the "father ..
English novelist wrote novels "Vanity Fair" 1847-1848, "Pendennis" 1848-1850, "Henry Esmond" 1852 father-in-law of Sir Leslie Stephen 1867 2.8 / 5 (..
British historian 2.7 / 5 ( ..