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Henry John-TEMPLE
Born: on October 20, 1784

Henry John TEMPLE

British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister

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Author - Poet - Adventurer - British Politician


EnglishWalter RALEIGH 

1552 - 1618
English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer

Little is known about Raleigh's birth. Some historians believe he was born on 22 January 1552, although the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography currently favours a date of 1554. He grew up in the house of Hayes Barton, a farmhouse near the[...]

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Sciences - Other


AmericanAlice HAMILTON 

1869 - 1970
First woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health

Alice Hamilton was born in 1869 to Montgomery Hamilton and Gertrude Hamilton (née Pond), in New York City, New York and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was the second of four girls, all of whom remained close throughout their childhood[...]

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AmericanTracy REINER born Tracy HENRY

American actress

Reiner was born Tracy Henry in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of actress and director Penny Marshall and Michael Henry. She is Garry Marshall's niece. Her mother was married for 10 years to Rob Reiner, who adopted her. Her mother is of[...]

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Adventurer - French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century


EnglishJohn ROSS 

1777 - 1856
British naval officer and Arctic explorer

Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroch, minister of Inch, near Stranraer, and Elizabeth Corsane, daughter of Robert Corsane, the Provost of Dumfries. In 1786, aged only nine, he joined the Royal Navy as an apprentice. He served in[...]

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AmericanAnne BAXTER 

1923 - 1985
American actress

Baxter was born in Michigan City, Indiana, to Catherine Dorothy (née Wright; 1894–1979), whose father was the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and Kenneth Stuart Baxter (1893–1977), a prominent executive with the Seagrams[...]

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Actor - Author - Director


AmericanGarry MARSHALL born Garry Kent MARSHALL

American actor, director, writer, and producer

Marshall was born in the New York City borough of The Bronx, the son of Marjorie Irene (née Ward), a tap dance teacher who ran a tap dance school, and Anthony Wallace Marshall (1906–99), a director of industrial films and later a[...]

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