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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 ( ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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