Authors

Dec. 14, 2019

Birth

Pope Julius II photo
Pope Julius II2
pope from 1503 to 1513 1443 - 1513
 Nostradamus photo
Nostradamus6
French apothecary and reputed seer 1503 - 1566
Charles Wolfe photo
Charles Wolfe6
Irish poet 1791 - 1823
Noah Porter photo
Noah Porter2
American academic 1811 - 1892
Frances Ridley Havergal photo
Frances Ridley Havergal15
British poet and hymn-writer 1836 - 1879
Charles Otis Whitman photo
Charles Otis Whitman1
American zoologist 1842 - 1910
Daniel De Leon photo
Daniel De Leon7
American newspaper editor 1852 - 1914
Errico Malatesta photo
Errico Malatesta20
Italian anarchist 1853 - 1932
Natalia Nordman photo
Natalia Nordman1
Russian author 1863 - 1914
Roger Fry photo
Roger Fry9
English artist and art critic 1866 - 1934
Morihei Ueshiba photo
Morihei Ueshiba49
founder of aikido 1883 - 1969
Charles Seeger photo
Charles Seeger1
American musicologist 1886 - 1979
Sigurd Hoel photo
Sigurd Hoel
Norwegian writer 1890 - 1960
Jorge VI photo
Jorge VI4
King of the United Kingdom 1895 - 1952
Paul Éluard photo
Paul Éluard4
French poet 1895 - 1952
James Doolittle photo
James Doolittle1
United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 1896 - 1993
Margaret Chase Smith photo
Margaret Chase Smith19
Member of the United States Senate from Maine 1897 - 1995
Kurt Schuschnigg photo
Kurt Schuschnigg8
Chancellor of Austria 1897 - 1977
Thomas A. Bailey photo
Thomas A. Bailey3
American historian 1902 - 1983
Shirley Jackson photo
Shirley Jackson48
novelist, short story writer 1916 - 1965
Tove Ditlevsen photo
Tove Ditlevsen
Poem, author 1917 - 1976
Elyse Knox photo
Elyse Knox2
American actress 1917 - 2012
B.K.S. Iyengar photo
B.K.S. Iyengar68
Indian yoga teacher and scholar 1918 - 2014
Rosemary Sutcliff photo
Rosemary Sutcliff3
English author 1920 - 1992
William J. Lederer photo
William J. Lederer
Judge William J. Lederer is the only person in Pennsylvania… 1924 - 2008
Mel Bartholomew photo
Mel Bartholomew
American gardener and writer 1931 - 2016
Leonardo Boff photo
Leonardo Boff
Brazilian theologian 1938
Stewart Brand photo
Stewart Brand9
American writer 1938
Ellen Willis photo
Ellen Willis43
writer, activist 1941 - 2006
Santiago Kovadloff photo
Santiago Kovadloff
Argentine essayist, poet and translator 1942
Jack Cafferty photo
Jack Cafferty8
American journalist 1942
Stanley Crouch photo
Stanley Crouch
American writer 1945
Jenny Sullivan photo
Jenny Sullivan
American actress 1946
Derek Lundy photo
Derek Lundy
Canadian writer 1946
Antony Beevor photo
Antony Beevor1
English military historian 1946
Stan Smith photo
Stan Smith
American tennis player 1946
Patty Duke photo
Patty Duke1
American actress 1946 - 2016
Dilma Rousseff photo
Dilma Rousseff8
36th President of Brazil 1947
John Mearsheimer photo
John Mearsheimer32
American political scientist 1947
Marilyn Jager Adams photo
Marilyn Jager Adams
American psychologist 1948
Amy Hempel photo
Amy Hempel24
Short story writer 1951
Hervé Guibert photo
Hervé Guibert
French writer, photographer and journalist 1955 - 1991
Jan Fabre photo
Jan Fabre
artist, choreographer, designer, playwright, stage director 1958
Mike Scott photo
Mike Scott40
1958
Douglas Brinkley photo
Douglas Brinkley
American historian 1960
James Comey photo
James Comey46
American lawyer and the seventh director of the Federal Bur… 1960
Vytautas Juozapaitis photo
Vytautas Juozapaitis23
Lithuanian opera singer 1963
India Knight photo
India Knight
British journalist 1965
Sarah Zettel photo
Sarah Zettel14
American writer 1966
Kelley Armstrong photo
Kelley Armstrong122
Canadian writer 1968
Rachel Cohn photo
Rachel Cohn59
American writer 1968
Jeff Strand photo
Jeff Strand
author 1970
Benjamin Kunkel photo
Benjamin Kunkel
American writer 1972
Jen Calonita photo
Jen Calonita
american writer 1973
Samit Basu photo
Samit Basu
Indian writer 1979
Sophie Monk photo
Sophie Monk2
Australian actor and singer 1979

Death

John of the Cross photo
John of the Cross47
Spanish mystic and Roman Catholic saint 1542 - 1591
Henry Aldrich photo
Henry Aldrich1
Theologian, philosopher, architect, and poet 1647 - 1710
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach photo
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach3
German harpsichordist and composer 1714 - 1788
Ignatius Sancho photo
Ignatius Sancho24
British composer, writer and grocer 1729 - 1780
George Washington photo
George Washington173
first President of the United States 1732 - 1799
Vincenzo Cuoco photo
Vincenzo Cuoco2
Italian historian and writer 1770 - 1823
Louis Agassiz photo
Louis Agassiz8
Swiss naturalist 1807 - 1873
Albert, Prince Consort photo
Albert, Prince Consort2
husband of Queen Victoria 1819 - 1861
John Harvey Kellogg photo
John Harvey Kellogg9
American physician 1852 - 1943
Alfred Cochrane photo
Alfred Cochrane2
English cricketer 1865 - 1948
Stanley Baldwin photo
Stanley Baldwin219
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1867 - 1947
Juho Kusti Paasikivi photo
Juho Kusti Paasikivi2
7th President of Finland 1870 - 1956
Maurice Baring photo
Maurice Baring2
English writer 1874 - 1945
Kurt Hahn photo
Kurt Hahn8
German educator 1886 - 1974
Salvador De Madariaga photo
Salvador De Madariaga
Spanish diplomat, writer and historian 1886 - 1978
Walter Lippmann photo
Walter Lippmann13
American journalist 1889 - 1974
Дороти Бернард photo
Дороти Бернард1
actress 1890 - 1955
John Rupert Firth photo
John Rupert Firth14
English linguist 1890 - 1960
Stanley Spencer photo
Stanley Spencer2
English painter 1891 - 1959
Catherine Doherty photo
Catherine Doherty28
Religious order founder; Servant of God 1896 - 1985
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings photo
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings6
American novelist 1896 - 1953
Owen Barfield photo
Owen Barfield
British philosopher 1898 - 1997
Vicente Aleixandre photo
Vicente Aleixandre
Spanish poet 1898 - 1984
Silvina Ocampo photo
Silvina Ocampo
Argentine writer 1903 - 1993
Myrna Loy photo
Myrna Loy1
American film, television and stage actress 1905 - 1993
Maurice Edelman photo
Maurice Edelman
British politician 1911 - 1975
John Arlott photo
John Arlott2
English sports commentator and writer 1914 - 1991
Nathaniel Benchley photo
Nathaniel Benchley
American children's writer 1915 - 1981
Ruth Park photo
Ruth Park
New Zealand–Australia writer 1917 - 2010
Maurice Davis photo
Maurice Davis10
American rabbi 1921 - 1993
Friedrich Dürrenmatt photo
Friedrich Dürrenmatt19
Swiss author and dramatist 1921 - 1990
Andrei Sakharov photo
Andrei Sakharov57
Soviet nuclear physicist and human rights activist 1921 - 1989
Dennis Lindley photo
Dennis Lindley14
British statistician 1923 - 2013
Gaston Miron photo
Gaston Miron
poet and writer from Quebec, Canada 1928 - 1996
Yu Kwang-chung photo
Yu Kwang-chung2
Taiwanese poet 1928 - 2017
 Trevanian photo
Trevanian1
American writer 1931 - 2005
Peter O'Toole photo
Peter O'Toole1
Irish film and stage actor 1932 - 2013
Janet Dailey photo
Janet Dailey1
American writer 1944 - 2013