1586 – Isabel Flores de Oliva or Saint Rose of Lima was born on the 20th of April at Lima, Peru, of a Spaniard, Gaspar de Flores, and Maria d’Olivia, as one of ten children. She received from baptisim the name of Isabel Flores de Oliva. At three months old Isabella was in her cradle ..
1915 – Roger Schutz was born on May 12th in the village of Provence, near Neuchatel in Switzerland, the son of a Swiss Protestant pastor and a French mother from a family with a long Protestant tradition. 1490 – He arrived on his bicycle in the tiny Burgundian village of Taizé, near to the ..
1576 – He was born this year. 1592 – He entered Cambridge. 1597 – He received fellowship and was ordained in this year. Soon thereafter he became curate of a church at Norwich. 1606 – He was a member of the group of separatists at Gainsborough and a little later was in ..
US politician under secretary of state 1969-1970 Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1970-1973 Secretary of Defense 1973 Attorney General 1973 resigned rather than follow Richard Nixon's orders to dismiss Archibald Cox as Watergate special prosecutor, initiating Saturday Night Massacre US ambassador to Britain 1975-1976 Secretary of Commerce ..
French cardinal and politician prime minister of France 1629-1..
Russian mystic. Advisor to Nicholas II. Murder..
1836 – Born in the village of Kamarpukur, on the 18th of February. 1855 – He became a devotee of the goddess Kali and lived for the rest of his life at her temple in Dakshineswar outside Calcutta. – He developed throat cancer and attained Mahasamadhi at a garden house in Cossipore on ..
West German Jesuit clergyman and Catholic theolog..
1733 – He was born on the 13th day of March this year at Fieldhead, and lived in the parish of Birstall, six miles from Leeds, in the northern English county of Yorkshire. He learned a variety of languages, both classical and modern, including several Semitic languages. 1751 – He entered Daventry, a school ..
Italian economist and politician 1978-1979 – Italian industry minister 1982-1989, 1993-1994 – Chairman of Instituto per la Riconstruzione Industriale (IRI) Founded Olive Tree coalition 1996-1998 – Prime minister of Italy 1999-2004 – President of Executive Commission of the European Union Defeated Silvio Berlusconi by 0.06% Married to Flavia ..