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1905 – Born on November 17th in Mexico City. He was called the "Playwright of the Mexican Revolution".   1935-1936 – Studied drama at Yale with a Rockefellar scholarship.   1938 – Wrote "El Gesticulador" (The Impostor) is regarded by literary historians as the play that signaled the start of modern Mexican drama.   1951 ..

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1971 – Born on Wednesday 10 March in Nbawsi, Abia State, Nigeria to Sylvia Ada and Madu Kennedy Wachuku – both historians, teachers and education administrators.   1975 – Began primary school at an early age of four.    1982 – Entered Ngwa High School Aba, Abia State, Nigeria where he founded a press club ..

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1779 – Smith was born in London on December 31, 1779. 1799 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – He and his brother James produced a popular literary parody connected to the Drury Lane Theatre which was burnt down by fire. The managers offered a prize of 50 pounds for each address to ..

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1809 – Giusti was born in Monsummano on May 12, 1809. 1821 – At the age of twelve, he was sent to school at Florence and afterwards to Pistoia and Lucca, during this he wrote his first verse. 1826 – Studied law at Pisa. His experience was a key to make his satire writings. 1834 ..

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1938 – Coren was born in London on June 27, 1938. 1958 – Attended Wadham College, Oxford, Yale University and University of California, Berkeley. 1978-1987 – Coren was editor of Punch for ten years. 1987-1989 – Became editor of The Listener for ..

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1985 – Graduated in fine arts and film from London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. He is Editor of Roguishness for the dandified and revolution based satirical magazine "The Chap". Began as the magazines Grooming Editor and As Flux Magazine’s Paranormal Investigations Editor, his satirical series Atters Attree’s Temple of Arcane explores ..

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1935 – Donaldson was born in Sunningdale, Berkshire on January 4, 1935. He was the son of a shipping magnate. 1955 – Donaldson was educated at Winchester College and during his national service he met Julian Mitchell, who later introduced him to art galleries. He became an orphan while taking up English Studies at Magdalene ..

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1740 – Almeida was born in Lisbon on September 10, 1740. 1760 – Studied law at the University of Coimbra for three years and diverted his time in teaching rhetoric. 1776 – Almeida was sent to Lisbon to fill a certain post. 1777 – Almeida was named professor of rhetoric and his interest shifted from ..

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1659 – Dunton was born at Graffham, Huntingdonshire on May, 4 1659. 1674 – Dunton at the age of fifteen, he became an apprentice to Thomas Parkhurst, a bookseller. 1688 – Dunton was appointed as the treasurer of the Whig apprentices, became a bookseller at The Sign of the Raven. He married Elizabeth Annesley. Elizabeth ..

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1903 – Lagin was born in Vitebsk on December 4, 1903. 1918 – Participated in the Civil War at the age of fifteen. 1937 – Lagin was best known for his book "Old man Hottabych". 1942 – Lagin was in action during World War II, serving on Black Sea Fleet and finishing the war with ..

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