1799 – Smith was born in Jericho, New York, (now known as Bainbridge) on January 6, His early New England ancestors include Thomas Bascom, constable of Northampton, Massachusetts, who came to America in 1634. Thomas Bascom was of Huguenot and French Basque ancestry. 1822-1830 – Jedediah Smith is best known in history for ..
1884 – Frank Buck, born on the 17th of March in Gainesville, Texas. He was a hunter and animal collector, as well as a movie actor, director, writer and producer. 1901 – Married light-opera star Lillie West (known as Amy Leslie). 1911 – He travelled extensively to South America and Asia to buy animals, which ..