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1709 – He was born on the 18th day of September this year in Market Square Lichfield, England.   1728 – A few weeks after he turned nineteen, he entered Pembroke College, Oxford, as a fellow-commoner. After thirteen months, however, poverty forced him to leave Oxford without taking a degree and he returned to Lichfield. ..

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English philologist and lexicographer.   1691 – Became a Seventh Day Baptist had a school at Stepney.   1730 – Compiled a Dictionarium Britannicum: a more complete universal etymological English dictionary.   Author of Dictionarium Domesticum and several other educational works.     &nb..

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1813 – Born on the 5th of August in Orsta, Norway. 1826 – His father, a small peasant-farmer named Ivar Jonsson died. 1831 – He opened an elementary school in his native parish. 1833 – He entered the household of H. C. Thoresen, the husband of the eminent writer Magdalene Thoresen, in Heroy. 1841 – ..

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