1905 – Born on the 6th of December. – She is perhaps best know for her Newbery Medal winning novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. 1950 – "Amos Fortune, Free Man". 1981 – Her autobiography consists of three volumes: My Diary, My World. 1983 – My Widening World. 1984 – One Writer’s ..
1916 – Born in Augusta, Georgia 1937 – Studied at Paine College 1938 – Took up his masters at Fisk University 1939 – Went to graduate school at the University of Chicago 1939-1941 – Taught in English in the South 1941-1944 – He was a laboratory technician 1944 – ..
1795 – Born in Dundee, Scotland; the birth of a social reformer 1818-1820 – toured the United States with her sister 1824 – settled in the United States promoting nonviolent emancipation 1829-1830 – coedited the Free Enquirer – advocated for free love, birth control, women’s rights. and free public education – freed ..
US serial murderer and prostitute murdered six men in Florida (confessed 1991) executed portrayed by Charlize Theron as subject of movie "Monster" 2003 2.5 / 5 (..
1328 – Birth of the precursor of the Protestant Reformation 1377-1378 – views became more radical and he officially rejected the biblical basis of papal authority in his statement called De potestate papae – insisted on the scripture’s primacy of truth and advocated for theological reform 1377 – forced to appear before the ..
1912 – Born on May 8th in Winnipeg, Canada. Canadian poet, critic, historian, travel writer, playwright, scriptwriter, and editor, whose work, particularly his poetry, reflects his belief that revolutionary changes would take place in society. 1940 – Founded and edited the radical literary magazine Now and also worked for the anarchist publisher Freedom Press. ..
English diplomat and poet 2.7 / 5 (..
1759 – Born on the 27th of April in Spitalfields, London, England. 1784 – She convinced her sister Eliza, who was suffering from what was probably postpartum depression, to leave her husband and infant. 1792 – Wollstonecraft left for Paris in December and arrived about a month before Louis XVI was guillotined. – ..
1953 – Born on March 21st in England. 1973 – He spent two seasons as a Ringling Brothers clown before joining the country’s largest tent show, Circus Vargus, for an additional year. 1975 – He was hired as a puppeteer for a local troupe run by Donna Harris. 1980 – Left to form Clarion Shadow ..
1929 – Christa Ihlenfeld Wolf, born on the 18th of March in Landsberg an der Warthe, then in Germany. She is one of the best-known writers to emerge from the former East Germany. She is a literary critic, novelist, and essayist. 1945 – She and her family were expelled from her home across the new ..