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Henry A.-STRONG
Born: on August 30, 1838

Henry A. STRONG

U.S. photography businessman, first president of the Eastman Kodak Company


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American politician

Bob-RILEY

AmericanBob RILEY born Robert Renfroe RILEY

1944
American politician, 52nd Governor of Alabama

Riley was born in Ashland, Alabama, a small town in Clay County where his family ranched and farmed for six generations. Riley attended the University of Alabama, where he was a brother of Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity and graduated with a degree[...]

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American politician

Mike-PENCE

AmericanMike PENCE born Michael Richard PENCE

1959
American politician and attorney, 50th Governor of Indiana, Donald Trump's running mate in the 2016 presidential election

Pence was born in Columbus, Indiana, one of six children of Nancy Jane (née Cawley) and Edward J. Pence, Jr., who ran a string of gas stations. His family were Irish Catholic Democrats. He was named after his grandfather, Richard Michael[...]

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Roger Nash-BALDWIN

AmericanRoger Nash BALDWIN 

1884 - 1981
Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Roger Nash Baldwin was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts to Frank Fenno Baldwin and Lucy Cushing Nash.

He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at Harvard University; afterwards, he moved to St. Louis on the advice of Louis D.[...]

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Singer & Musician

Mick-FLEETWOOD

EnglishMick FLEETWOOD born Michael John Kells FLEETWOOD

1947
British musician and actor, best known for his role as the drummer and co-founder of the rock band Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood was born in Redruth, second child to John Joseph Kells Fleetwood and Bridget Maureen (née Brereton) Fleetwood. His elder sister Susan Fleetwood, who died of cancer in 1995, became an actress. In early childhood Fleetwood and his[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician

Dove-CAMERON

AmericanDove CAMERON born Chloe Celeste HOSTERMAN

1996
American actress and singer

Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington as Chloe Celeste Hosterman. She is the daughter of Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace, who later divorced, and has an older sister, Claire Hosterman. She grew up in Bainbridge Island, Washington.[...]

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American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812

David-FARRAGUT

AmericanDavid FARRAGUT born David Glasgow FARRAGUT

1801 - 1870
Flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War

Farragut was born in 1801 to Jordi (George) Farragut, a native of Minorca, Spain, and his wife Elizabeth (née Shine, 1765–1808), of North Carolina Scots-Irish American descent, at Lowe's Ferry on the Holston River in Tennessee. It was a[...]

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