1807 – Born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire on June 22, 1807. 1824 – Attended Williams College, where he graduated first in his class. 1848 – He and his wife, whom he married in 1830, went on to serve as missionaries in Burma. 0riginal intention had been to translate the Bible into Burmese, but he ..
1758 – Hamilton was born in Belfast on July 25, 1758. 1759 – Hamilton’s father died leaving their mother widow with three children. 1762 – Hamilton was sent to her paternal aunt in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth was also an intellectually active girl. She had a taste for good literature and was widely read. 1788 – ..
1815 – Yershov was born in Tobolsk on March 6, 1815. 1827-1831 – Studied in Tobolsk gymnasium, where he created a society for the Ethnographic study of Siberia. 1831-1836 – Studied philosophy at Saint Petersburg University. While studying, he wrote his masterpiece, a fairy tale, The Humpbacked Horse. Yershov returned to Tobolsk. In the year ..
1973 – Max was born in Melbourne, Australia on March 18, 1973. 1999 – Max wrote Syrup while working in Hewlett-Packard as a marketer. He put an extra X in his name for Syrup because he thought it was a funny joke about marketing. 2003 – Max wrote Jennifer Government, his second novel, was published ..
1780 – Hone was born in Somerset, England on June 3, 1780. 1800 – Hone was married and started a book and print shop in Lambeth Walk. 1811 – Hone was employed as auctioneer by the booksellers and had an office in Ivy Lane. 1815 – Started the Traveller Newspaper and tried to save Eliza ..
1809 – Giusti was born in Monsummano on May 12, 1809. 1821 – At the age of twelve, he was sent to school at Florence and afterwards to Pistoia and Lucca, during this he wrote his first verse. 1826 – Studied law at Pisa. His experience was a key to make his satire writings. 1834 ..
1948 – Clarke was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand on the 29th of July. 1970 – Clarke first became known during the mid-to-late 1970s for portraying a laconic farmer called Fred Dagg on stage, film and television. Gumboot and singlet-clad, Dagg was supposedly attended by numerous associates all named ‘Trev’. Clarke also recorded a ..
1912 – Menen was born in London on April 22, 1912. 1930-1932 – Attended University College, London. 1934-1936 – Menen worked as a drama critic for a year and stage director for two years. 1937-1939 – Appointed as the director of a press service. 1989 – Died in Trivandrum, Kerala, India on February 13, 1989. ..
1908 – Guareschi was born in Parma, Italy on May 1, 1908. 1926 – His family went bankrupt and he could not continue his studies in the University of Parma. He started to write for a local newspaper. 1929 – Became editor of the satirical magazine "Corriere Emiliano". 1936-1943 – Became chief editor of a ..
1977 – Corddry was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on September 8, 1977. 1995 – Corddry attended Weymouth High School then went to Colby-Sawyer College where he majored in Communications. 2005 – Corddry made his first appearance on The Daily Show as a correspondent on October 4, 2005. He also appeared in a television advertisement for ..