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Richard Henry Tompkins, Esq., B.E.M. Born August 5, 1896 in London, England; Died December 14 1984 (Cambridge, England)   He was warded the British Empire Medal on January 8, 1980 by Queen Elizabeth II for meritorious service in the British Empire serving in both WWI and WWII.  Mr. Tompkins continued to work until the age ..

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 My name is Robert McReynolds aka Mac Reynolds I’ll make this short & simple. I’m 38 years old, born & raised in Starkville, Mississippi.  I’ve been writing songs for the last 25 + years. My life has filled the pages of numerous notebooks….some happy times, some not so good times. Regardless of the nature of my ..

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1851 – James Jershom Jezreel, real name James Roland White, born this year. He was a British soldier who founded the New and Latter House of Israel religious sect, known as the Jezreelites, in England. 1880 – His most notable success was the building of the so-called Jezreel’s tower in Gillingham, Kent. 1885 – Died ..

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1741 – Dr. Joseph Warren, born on the 11th of June in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He was an American doctor and soldier, remembered for playing a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston and for his death as a volunteer private soldier while also serving as chief executive of the revolutionary Massachusetts government. 1759 – ..

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1270 – Sir William Wallace, born in Elderslie, near Paisley in Renfrewshire, although it has been suggested that his birthplace was closer to Rowlands Gill, an alternative name for Derwent Park, near Hurlford and Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. He was a knight and Scottish patriot who led a resistance to the English occupation of Scotland during ..

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1809 – Born in Saluda County, South Carolina, on the 1st of August. 1828 – Travis then became an attorney and, at age 19, married one of his former students, 16-year-old Rosanna Cato on the 26th of October. 1831 – Travis fled Alabama to start over in Texas, leaving behind his wife, son, and unborn ..

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1619 – A certain Bogdan Sobinin from Domnino village near Kostroma received from Tsar Mikhail one half of Derevischi village. 1912 – Upon the latter’s election to the Russian throne, the Zemsky Sobor sent Prince Vorotynsky and several other boyars to inform Mikhail, then living in Domnino, about his election.          – The Susanin ..

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1580 – John Smith born and baptized in Willoughby Alford, Lincolnshire where his parents rented a farm from Lord Willoughby. He was an English soldier, sailor, and author. 1596 – He lived an adventurous life, traveling, fighting in wars against the Turks in Transylvania and Hungary, and surviving a period of slavery in Turkey. 1606 ..

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1660 – Richard Savage was born. 1686-1681 – He entered Parliament as member for Wigan and procured a commission in the Horseguards under Sarsfield. 1698 – He served with distinction in the Williamite war in Ireland and in the Netherlands. and was made Major General. 1694 – He succeeded his father as 4th Earl Rivers. 1702 ..

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