1939 – Fortune was born in Bristol on June 30, 1939. 1955 – Fortune was educated at King’s College in Cambridge where he was to met and formed a lasting friendship with John Bird. 1962 – Fortune contributed some of his writings to Peter Cook’s Establishment Club team, which included Eleanor Bron and John Bird. ..
1985 – Graduated in fine arts and film from London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. He is Editor of Roguishness for the dandified and revolution based satirical magazine "The Chap". Began as the magazines Grooming Editor and As Flux Magazine’s Paranormal Investigations Editor, his satirical series Atters Attree’s Temple of Arcane explores ..
1884 – Cuppy was born in Auburn, Indiana on August 23, 1884. 1902 – Cuppy graduated from Auburn High School and went on to the University of Chicago. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, acted in amateur theater and worked as a campus reporter for the Record-Herald and the Daily News. 1907 – ..
1961 – Hicks was born in Valdosta, Georgia on December 16, 1961. 1976 – Bill met Dwight Slade and became best of friends. Both of them are into comedy. He idolized Johnny Carson and the stand-up comedy of Woody Allen. Worried about Bill’s love for comedy that his parents took him to a psychoanalyst. They ..
1554 – Gosson was born in the month of April and was baptized on April 17, 1554. 1572 – Entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford. 1577 – Became an actor and playwright in London. 1579 – Gosson turned against the stage in a pamphlet he wrote, The School of Abuse, attacked to the immoral consequences of ..
1740 – Almeida was born in Lisbon on September 10, 1740. 1760 – Studied law at the University of Coimbra for three years and diverted his time in teaching rhetoric. 1776 – Almeida was sent to Lisbon to fill a certain post. 1777 – Almeida was named professor of rhetoric and his interest shifted from ..
1931 – Born in Bow, London on January 10, 1931. 1951 – Attended Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1968 – Achieved fame with his baroque comedy, The Ruling Class, which debuted at the Nottingham Playhouse. 1969 – Portrayed Da Vinci being prematurely declared dead in the play, "Leonardo’s Last Supper". 1978 – The play "Laughter!" ..
1934 – Johnson was born in Moline, Illinois on April 28, 1934. 1957 – Got her BA at the University of Utah. 1966 – Got her Master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 – Finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968-1987 – Taught english at the University of ..
1758 – Hamilton was born in Belfast on July 25, 1758. 1759 – Hamilton’s father died leaving their mother widow with three children. 1762 – Hamilton was sent to her paternal aunt in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth was also an intellectually active girl. She had a taste for good literature and was widely read. 1788 – ..
1742 – Ablesimov was born in Galichsky district, Kostroma on September 9, 1742. 1750-1782 – Ablesimov worked as a copyist for Alexander Sumarokov. He was able to published his fables and satirical poe..