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Born: on October 01, 1744

Tapping REEVE

American lawyer and law educator

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Actor - Author - Singer & Musician


AmericanPaul PETERSEN born William Paul PETERSEN

American actor, singer, novelist, and activist

Petersen began his show business career at the age of ten as a Mouseketeer on the Mickey Mouse Club. He appeared in the 1958 movie Houseboat with Sophia Loren and Cary Grant, but achieved stardom playing teenager Jeff Stone from 1958 to 1966 on[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AustralianRick SPRINGFIELD born Richard Lewis SPRINGTHORPE

Australian musician, singer-songwriter, actor and author

Richard Lewis Springthorpe (later known as Rick Springfield) was born in South Wentworthville, a western suburb of Sydney, on 23 August 1949. Springfield is the son of Norman Springthorpe, an Australian Army career-officer, and[...]

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American politician - Sciences - Other


AmericanKingman BREWSTER 

1919 - 1988
Educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat

Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Florence Foster (née Besse), a 1907 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wellesley College, and Kingman Brewster, Sr., a 1906 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and a 1911 graduate[...]

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British Politician


EnglishJohn CARTERET 

1690 - 1763
British statesman and Lord President of the Council

The family of Carteret was settled in the Channel Islands, and was of Norman descent. John was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667–1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (3 September 1654 - 18 October 1744), daughter of[...]

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British Politician


EnglishJames WALDEGRAVE 

1684 - 1741
British ambassador

Waldegrave was the son of the 1st Baron Waldegrave and Henrietta FitzJames, the illegitimate daughter of James II and Arabella Churchill.

Waldegrave inherited his father's title in 1690 and on 20 May 1714, he married Mary Webb (who[...]

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AmericanMargaret HAMILTON born Margaret Brainard HAMILTON

1902 - 1985
American film character actress

Hamilton was born to Walter J. Hamilton, and his wife, Jennie (née Adams), in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the youngest of four children. She later attended Hathaway Brown School, while the school was located at 1945 East 93rd Street in[...]

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