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1952 – Bell Hooks, born on the 25th of September in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, U.S. Pseudonym of  Gloria Jean Watkins American scholar whose work examined the varied perceptions of black women and black women writers and the development of feminist identities. 1970 – She taught English and ethnic studies at the University of Southern California. 1973 ..

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US (Canadian-born) actress   sister of Gypsy Rose Lee   Featured on Vauville as Baby June or Dainty June   Her act continued into the 1920’s   At 13 year old she married on of the boys from her vaudville chorus line to excape her mother’s influence   She was nominated for her work as ..

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US (Canadian-born) educator, linguist, Republican politician, and semanticist   wrote "Language in Action" 1941, "Symbol, Status, and Personality" 1963, "Language in Thought and Action" 1972   president of San Francisco State College 1969-1973   Senator from California..

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1868 – Born in Dresden, Germany on the 12th of  August. 1894 – Her education continued at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut and Bryn Mawr College. 1896 – Her return to the United States, Edith Hamilton became the headmistress of Bryn Mawr School for Girls in Baltimore 1922 – She devoted all her energies ..

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1737 – Born on January 12th in Braintree (now in Quincy), Massachusetts. An American Revolutionary leader and first signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. 1754 – Hancock entered a mercantile house in Boston owned by his uncle Thomas Hancock, who later left him a large fortune. 1765 – He became a selectman of Boston. ..

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1927 – Born on the 26th of May, in Usingen, Taunus, Germany. Gerald Gunther, a constitutional law scholar whose casebook on the subject is the bible for thousands of law students, and who was mentioned as a Supreme Court candidate. 1938 – Gunther emigrated as a young boy to the United States with his family. ..

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French philosopher and historian of ideas   wrote "Folie et deraison: Histoire de la folie a l'age classique" 1961 (also "Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason"), "Les Mots et les choses: Une Archaeologie des sciences humanes" 1966 (also "The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences"), "Surveiller ..

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1895 – Moshe Feinstein was born. 1936 – He and his family moved to New York City where he lived for the remainder of his life.          – He later established a branch of the yeshiva in Staten Island, New York, now headed by his son Rabbi Reuven Feinstein. Moshe’s son Rabbi David Feinstein ..

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