1803 – Born on the 4th of September. – She was schooled first in Nashville, then at what is now Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, one of the very few institutions of higher learning available to women in the early 19th century. 1824 – James K. Polk had begun his first year’s ..
1737 – Born at Chashnikovo near Moscow on the 29th of June. 1757 – He was appointed instructor in Greek and rhetoric at the latter institution, and became distinguished as a pulpit orator. 1761 – He became a monk, adopting the name of Platon, and was made rector of the seminary of the monastery. 1773 ..
1771 – He was born on the 14th day of May this year in Newtown, Montgomeryshire. His father was a sadler and ironmonger who also served as local postmaster; his mother came from one of the prosperous farming families of Newtown. 1787 – He moved to Manchester in the employ of Mr. Satterfield, a ..
1884 – Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, born on thr 12th of February at the Roosevelt family home on 6 West 57th St. in New York City. She was a child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. She was Lee’s only child. 1906 – For ..
1784 – Born in Hampshire County, Virginia on the 20th of January. 1806 – On the 12th of June, she married Thomas Lincoln. 1816 – Nancy Hanks and her family moved to Southern Indiana. 1818 – On the 5th of October, Nancy Hanks Lincoln died of "milk sickness", a disease contracted from drinking the milk ..
968 – Leofric, Earl of Mercia was born. 1030 – He had certainly become Earl of Mercia. 1035 – He supported her son Harold Harefoot against Harthacanute, Cnut’s son by Emma, when Cnut died. 1040 – Harold died and was succeeded by Harthacanute, who made himself unpopular with heavy taxation in his short reign. 1042 ..
1932 – Born in Transylvania, Romania on the 3rd of June. 1970 – Fred ran in the inaugural NYC marathon, finishing 45th out of 55 runners with a time of 4:12:09. 1992-1990 – He ran his last NYC Marathon, in celebration of his 60th birthday, after being diagnosed with brain cancer. 1994 – Lebow’s honor, ..
1825 – Born on the 11th of April. 1845 – He began to write a work on Heraclitus from the Hegelian point of view. – It was in Berlin, towards the end of, that he met Countess Sophie von Hatzfeldt. 1848-1849 – Lassalle took part in the revolutions of as a result he ..
1380 – John Kemp was born. 1415 – He practised as an ecclesiastical lawyer, was an assessor at the trial of Oldcastle, and was made dean of the Court of Arches but did not do a good job as dean. 1419 – He was elected bishop of Rochester, and was consecrated at Rouen on the ..
1945 – Bianca Perez Morena De Macias Jagger, born on the 2nd of May in Managua, Nicaragua. She is a social and political activist made famous by having married Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. 1971 – On the 12th of May while She was four months pregnant the couple married in a Roman Catholic ..