1937 – Born in Jura, small village near the town of Majdal. 1948 – He and his family moved to Gaza after his village was destroyed during the Arab-Israeli War. – He was a refugee in Gaza after 1948 and worked as teacher, preacher, and community worker. 1973 – He founded of ..
1768 – Born on the 9th of November in Schenectady, New York U.S.A. 1798 – He became the first Mayor of Schenectady, New York. 1805 – He became a state Senator 1808 – He became the State Supreme Court Justice in Schenectady. 1823 – He became the fourth Governor of New York. 1837 – Died ..
1818 – Born in Warsaw, Kentucky on the 8th of January . 1835 – He graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois. 1837 – He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jacksonville. 1842-1845 – Yates served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. 1850 – He was elected as a ..
1955 – Born on April 8th in Taiwan. Representative from Oregon. 1977 – Received his B.S. degree from Stanford University, Stanford, California. 1982 – Earned his J.D. degree from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. 1999 – Elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth Congress and to the four succeeding C..
1838 – She was born this year in Homer, Licking County, Ohio. 1870 – She joined the spiritualist movement this year. 1872 – She is probably most famous for her declaration to run for the United States Presidency. 1871 – She preempted the opening of the National Woman Suffrage Association’s third annual ..
1747 – Born in Virginia. 1775 – Member of Virginia state legislature. 1796-1799 – He served as the Governor of Virginia. – Wood County, West Virginia was named in his honor. 1813 – Died on June 16th and was burried in St. John’s Churchyard, Richmond,..
1798 – Born on December 20th in in Moravia, Cayuga County, New York. 1850 – Member of Illinois state senate. 1857 – Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. 1860-1861 – Governor of Illinois. 1880 – Died on June 11th in Quincy, Adams County,..
1723 – He was born on the 5th day of February this year in Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland. 1739 – He attended the Haddington Grammar School, and obtained a Master of Arts from the University of Edinburgh. 1745 – He was briefly imprisoned at Doune Castle, Doune, Stirling, which had a long-term impact ..
1812 – He was born on the 16th day of February this year in Farmington, New Hampshire. 1833 – He had his name legally changed by the legislature to Henry Wilson. He moved to Natick, Massachusetts and became a shoemaker. 1841 – He was a member of the state legislature from this year ..
1742 – The American statesman and jurist James Wilson was born in or near St. Andrews, Scotland, on the 14th of September. 1757 – He matriculated at the University of St. Andrews and was subsequently a student at the universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. 1765-1767 – He emigrated to America. Landing at New York in ..