1786 – Born Loeb Baruch at Frankforton-Main, on the 6th of May. A German political writer and satirist. 1811 – Tired of medical science, which he had subsequently pursued at Halle, he studied constitutional law and political science at Heidelberg and Giessen, and took his doctor’s degree at the latter university. 1814 – Engaged in ..
1842 – Bierce was born in a rural area of Meigs County, Ohio on 24th of June. 1862 – Bierce enlisted in the Ninth Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, as part of the Union Army. – He was commissioned as a first lieutenant and served on the staff of Gen. – Bierce fought at ..
1673 – Robert Beverley, Jr. was born in Virginia. He was a son of Major Robert Beverley, Sr. and Mary Keeble. – Married Ursula Byrd, daughter of William Byrd I. 1705 – Beverley’s History and Present State of Virginia, published originally in London in 1705, is considered by many to be the most important ..
1924 – Born on the 20th of July in Cincinnati, Ohio. 1948 – Studied at the University of Cincinnati, where he received his B.A. 1948-1954 – Served as librarian at the Rand School of Social Science, staff writer for the New York Times Index, and associate editor of Popular Science Monthly. 1950-1951 – Graduated and ..
1872 – Born on the 24th of August in London, England. – Educated at Charterhouse School and Merton College, Oxford. 1896 – Published his first book The Works of Max Beerbohm. 1897 – Wrote The Happy Hypocrite. 1910 – He married the actress Florence Kahn. 1911 – He wrote his only novel Zuleika Dobson. ..
1667 – Arbuthnot was born in Kincardine, Scotland in April and was baptised on April 29, 1667. 1685 – Graduated with an arts degree in Marischal College. 1691 – Arbuthnot went to London where he supported himself by teaching mathematics. 1692 – Arbuthnot translated Huygens’ tract on probability and extended it by adding to it ..
1492 – Born in Arezzo on April 20, 1492. Although Aretino was the son of an Arezzo shoemaker, he later pretended to be the bastard son of a nobleman and derived his adopted name ("the Aretine") from that of his native city (his real name is unknown). 1517 – While still very young, he went ..
1922 – Amis was born on the 16th of April in Clapham, South London. 1930 – He studied at the City Of London. 1941 – He attended St. John’s College Oxford and met Philip Larkin. 1942 – He entered the Army in July serving in the Royal Corps of Signlas in World War II. 1945 ..
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1761 – Richard Alsop was born in Middletown, Connecticut on the 23rd of January. 1791 – He wrote "The Echo" which is a Federalist verse satire. 1799 – He wrote a popular verse satire that gains a great deal of attention for its Federalist attack on Thomas Jefferson entitled The Political Greenhouse. 1800 – He ..