1941 – Born on November 15th in Helsby, Cheshire, England. Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright and actor, has made a significant contribution to many fields. – He is best known for his extended poems on environmental subjects. 1965-1974 – His plays have also won acclaim, notably AC/DC, Remember the Truth Dentist and Hancock’s Last ..
1911 – Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi. 1936-1937 – Studied at Washington University in St. Louis. 1938 – Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. 1945 – He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie". 1947 – Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire". 1948-1955 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ..
1883 – Born on September 17th in Rutherford, New Jersey. An American poet who succeeded in making the ordinary appear extraordinary through the clarity and discreteness of his imagery. 1906 – Received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. 1910 – After internship in New York and graduate study in pediatrics in Leipzig, he returned ..
British administrator president of Royal Society 1677-1..
US author, editor, and journalist brother of Sara Payson Willis Parton brother-in-law of James Parton 1..
1647 – Rochester was born in Ditchley, Oxfordshire on April 01, 1647. 1659 – At age twelve, Rochester matriculated at Wadham College, Oxford, and there, it is said, "grew debauched." 1661 – At fourteen he was conferred with the degree of M.A. by Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, who was Chancellor to the University and ..
US juvenile author wrote poetry collection "A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers" 1981 (Newbery Medal 19..
1854 – Born on the 16th of October in Dublin, Ireland. 1863 – Oscar was educated at home up to the age of nine. 1864-1871 – Attended Portora Royal School in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, spending the summer months with his family in rural Waterford, Wexford and at Sir William’s family home in Mayo. 1871-1874 – Studied ..
US judge chief justice of New Jersey supreme court 1979-1..
1819 – Born on May 31st in West Hills, New York. American poet, journalist, and essayist. 1831 – Whitman grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and at age twelve began to learn the printing trade. 1846 – He moved from printing to teaching to journalism, becoming the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1855 – ..