US abolitionist, biographer, and..
US diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, and printer 1718 – Becomes printer’s apprentice to James, his older brother. 1724 – 1726 – Lives and works as a printer in London. Returns to Philadelphia to clerk a store. 1727 – Founds the Junto group. 1728 – Established printing business in Philadelphia 1729 – ..
1804 – Franklin Pierce, born on the 23rd of November in Hillsboro, New Hampshire, U.S. He was the 14th president of the United States. The son of a governor of New Hampshire, Benjamin Pierce, and the former Anna Kendrick. 1827 – Attended Bowdoin College in Maine, studied law in Northampton, Massachusetts, and was admitted to ..
American colonial administrator and lawyer illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin In 1773 William married Eizabeth Griscom and John Ross 2 / 5 (..
1752 – Born on January 1, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. – Betsy attended Friends(Quaker) schools, where she learned reading, writing a trade, and sewing. 1773 – Eloped with John Ross and went across the Delaware River to New Jersey, where they were married by William Franklin, Benjamin Franklin’s son. The couple were ..
1750 – Born in Boston, Mass on the 20th of May. 1770 – He went to France as secretary to Benjamin Franklin. 1785 – He studied military science; returned to the United States and settled in Philadelphia. 1801 – He entered the United States Army as major of the Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers ..
US biographer and critic wrote biography "Benjamin Franklin" 1938 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1939) brother of Mark Van Doren 2.8 / 5 ( ..
1902 – Born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 17th of March. 1921 – Jones had a unique relationship with the town of St Andrews, Scotland. On his first appearance on the Old Course in The Open Championship, he withdrew after 11 holes in the third round. 1922 – Jones graduated from Georgia Tech in mechanical ..
US biographer, editor, and journalist managing editor of "Time" magazine 1996-2000 chairman of CNN 2001-2003 wrote "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life" 2003 3 / 5 (..
1707 – Born on the 7th of March. 1732 – He served in Rhode Island’s colonial assembly. 1738 – He served as a Speaker. 1754 – He represented Rhode Island at the Albany Congress in New York, where he and others considered Benjamin Franklin’s early plan for uniting the colonies and arranging an alliance with ..