1922 – Born on April 21st in Barretos, Brazil. He was one of the most powerful playwrights within the wave of theatrical renewal that began in Brazil. 1954 – He staged ‘O faqueiro de prata’ (“The Silver Cutlery”) and ‘O telescópio’ (“The Telescope”). 1955 – Andrade came even more forcefully to public attention with ‘A ..
1538 – Born on December 10th in Ferrara. Italian Renaissance court poet who, with Torquato Tasso, is credited with establishing the form of a new literary genre, the pastoral drama. 1557-1558 – Guarini, having studied, perhaps at Padua, before he was 20 became professor of rhetoric in Ferrara. 1567 – He entered the service of ..
1490 – Born into an aristocratic family. Scottish poet of the pre-Reformation period who satirized the corruption of the Roman Catholic church and contemporary government. 1512 – Lyndsay was appointed attendant and companion to the infant prince, the son of King James IV. 1524 – Dismissed from court, when his charge, then James V, fell ..
1941 – Born on August 1st in Brooklyn, New York. American critic, editor, novelist, and short-story writer whose work often examines aspects of family life from diverse points of view. 1962 – Busch graduated from Muhlenberg College (Allentown, Pennsylvania). 1967 – He received an M.A. from Colgate University (Hamilton, New York), where he later taught ..
1968 – earned BSC ( agriculture and zoology , University of Guelph 1974 – earned Phd in neurobiology 1977 – earned medical degree from McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario 1981 she was admitted to the Royal College of Physcians and Surgeons 1983- became Canada’s first woman astronaut January 22, 1992- blasted ..
Born (née Hayr) Northampton, England She was Canada’s first professional woman garden writer. Her gardening skills became known throughout North America and she was written up in many American publications She also wrote short stories and poems Her book, The Canadian Gardner: a pocket help of the amateur was published in ..
1910 – Born on June 8th in Newark, New Jersey. American science-fiction writer, considered the father of modern science fiction. – He developed Laws of Robotics with Isaac Asimov. – He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 1928 – He began writing science fiction at age 18 and quickly sold ..
1901 – Born on September 28th in Chicago, Illinois. American broadcaster who served as the Columbia Broadcasting System’s president, chairman of the board, founder chairman, acting chairman, and chairman. For more than half a century he personified the power and influence of CBS. 1922 – The family moved to Philadelphia when Paley was ready for ..
1949 – Noli de Castro was born on the 6th of July in the town of Pola, Oriental Mindoro. 1971 – Graduated from the University of the East with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Banking and Finance. 1982 – 1986 – He became a radio announcer in RPN’s DWWW station. 1987 – ..
Giannina Braschi is one of Puerto Rico’s most influential contemporary poets who writes experimental and politically-charged works in English, Spanish, and Spanglish. Her best known titles include the phantasmagorical trilogy "Empire of Dreams," the bilingual comic novel "Yo-Yo Boing!," and "United States of Banana". She lives in New York City, the site and subject of much ..