1795 – Carlyle Was born in Ecclefechan, Scotland on December 4, 1975. 1813 – Educated at Annan Academy and took up arts and mathematics in Edinburgh University. Upon his graduation he became a teacher at Kirkcaldy. 1818 – Commissioned to write articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and for the Edinburgh Review. 1819-1821 – Carlyle went ..
1879 – Cabell was born in Richmond, Virginia on the 14th of April. 1893-1898 – After attending William and Mary College, where he taught courses in French and Greek while an undergraduate, Cabell worked briefly at the Richmond Times as a copyholder. 1899-1901 – Cabell lived for two years in New York City, working for ..
1612 – Born in Worcestershire on December 4, 1612. 1627 – He was the son of a farmer and was educated at the King’s School, Worcester, under Henry Bright whose teaching is recorded favourably by Thomas Fuller a contemporary writer in his Worthies of England. In early youth he was page to the Countess of ..
1835 – Butler was born in Nottinghamshire, England on December 4, 1835. 1854 – Attended Shrewsbury School then went to Saint John College in Cambridge, his father’s alma mater. 1858 – Graduated as the summa cum laude in his chosen degree. 1872 – Wrote his satirical novel "Erewhon", the story of an imaginary land, he ..
1972 – After a classical education at the Portsmouth Abbey School, Buckley, like his father, graduated from Yale University, as a member of Skull and Bones. He became managing editor of Esquire Magazine. 1986 – Worked as the chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. W. Bush. This experience led to his novel The White ..
1891 – Mikhail Bulgakov was born to Russian parents in Kiev, Ukraine on May 15, 1891. 1913 – Bulgakov married Tatiana Lappa. At the outbreak of the First World War he volunteered with the Red Cross. 1916 – Bulgakov graduated from the Medical School of Kiev University and then served in the White Army. He ..
1662 – Thomas Brown or Tom Brown was born at either Shifnal or Newport in Shropshire. He was an English translator and writer of satire, largely forgotten today save for a four-line gibe he wrote concerning Dr John Fell. 1663 – Baptismal records indicate he was christened on 1st of January. 1700 – Apart from ..
1925 – Leonard Alfred Schneider was born in Mineola, Long Island, New York on October 13, 1925. 1942 – After spending time working on a farm with a family which provided the stable surroundings he needed, he joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. 1947 – Soon after changing his last name to ..
1566 – Born on the 26th of November in Pistoia, Italy. He was an Italian poet. – At Rome he entered the service of Cardinal Maffeo Barberini, with whom he afterwards went to France. – After the death of Clement VIII he returned to his own country; and when his patron Barberini was ..
1932 – Bradbury was born in Sheffield on September 7, 1932. 1943 – Bradbury attended West Bridgford Grammar School. 1950-1953 – Attended University College, Leicester, getting a first-class degree in English. 1953-1955 – Bradbury continued his at Queen Mary College, where he gained his master’s degree. 1955-1958 – Bradbury was able to teach in University ..