1595 – Edward Winslow, born on the 18th of October in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England. He was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. 1917 – Moved to Holland, where he united with John Robinson’s church at Leiden. 1620 – He was one of the Mayflower pilgrims who emigrated to New England. 1624 – 1647 – ..
British politician president of Board of Trade 1947-1951 (youngest British Cabinet member since 1782) leader of Labor Party 1963-1976 British prime minister 1964-1970, 1974-1..
1603 – Born on December 21st in London, England. Roger Williams, founder of the colony of Rhode Island in America and pioneer of religious liberty. 1627 – He was educated, under the patronage of Sir Edward Coke, at the Charter House and at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he received his degree. 1629 – He studied ..
1731 – Born on March 29th in Lebanon, Connecticut. 1751 – He completed preparatory studies and graduated from Harvard College. 1753 – He engaged in mercantile pursuits and became a town clerk of Lebanon. 1755 – He was a member of a military expedition to Lake George. 1757-1784 – He was a member of the ..
1778 – Williams, John, (brother of Lewis Williams and Robert Williams, father of Joseph Lanier Williams, and cousin of Marmaduke Williams), a Senator from Tennessee;was born in Surry County, N.C., on the 29th of January. 1799 – 1800 – Completed preparatory studies; captain in the Sixth Regiment, United States Infantry. 1803 – Studied law in ..
1779 – Born on December 20th in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. A Senator and a Representative from Pennsylvania. 1801 – He attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1810 – Assisted in organizing the Pittsburgh Manufacturing Company. – The first president of the Bank of ..
Canadian children's advocate and politician mayor of Ottawa 1951-1957, 1961-1965 (1st female may..
US Democratic politician governor of Texas 1983-1..
1933 – Born in Texarkana, Texas, on the 4th of June. 1970 – He headed the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission, a body originally created by Democratic Governor Orval Eugene Faubus. 1980 – He switched from Democrat to Republican affiliation to run for governor of Arkansas. – He helped in campaign by Clinton’s unpopular ..
1872 – He was born on the 21st of August this year in Elmira, New York. His father was involved in the oil industry, and when White was two years old, his family moved to Titusville, Pennsylvania, where a great deal of oil drilling was currently taking place. 1895 – He attended public schools ..