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David A.-REED
Born: on December 21, 1880

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AmericanBob KEESHAN born Robert James KEESHAN

1927 - 2004
American television producer and actor, most notable as the title character of the children's television program Captain Kangaroo

Keeshan was born in Lynbrook, New York. After an early graduation from Forest Hills High School in Queens, NY in 1945, during World War II, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, but was still in the United States when Japan[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanJeff RICHMOND born Jeffrey Wayne RICHMOND

American composer, actor, director, and television producer

Jeffrey Wayne Richmond grew up in Portage County, Ohio and graduated from James A. Garfield High School in Garrettsville, Ohio class of 1979, where he won the John Philip Sousa award, and his mother still lives. He also played a key part in the[...]

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Actor - Author


AmericanAmy SEDARIS born Amy Louise SEDARIS

American actress, author, and comedian

Sedaris was born in Endicott, New York, the daughter of Sharon Elizabeth (née Leonard) and Louis Harry "Lou" Sedaris, and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina with her siblings, Lisa, David, Gretchen, Tiffany, and Paul. Her father is of[...]

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Adventurer - American politician


AmericanHiram BINGHAM III 

1875 - 1956
Amercian academic, explorer and politician

Bingham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Hiram Bingham II (1831–1908), an early Protestant missionary to the Kingdom of Hawai'i, the grandson of Hiram Bingham I (1789–1869), another missionary. He attended O'ahu College, now known as Punahou[...]

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Inventor - Sciences - Other


AmericanRobert FULTON 

1765 - 1815
Colonial American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing the first commercially successful steamboat

Robert Fulton was born on a farm in Little Britain, Pennsylvania, on November 14, 1765. He had at least three sisters – Isabella, Elizabeth, and Mary, and a younger brother, Abraham. His father, Robert, had been a close friend to the father of[...]

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Author - Journalist


EnglishHenry FIELDING 

1707 - 1754
English novelist and dramatist

Fielding was born at Sharpham and was educated at Eton College, where he established a lifelong friendship with William Pitt the Elder. After a romantic episode with a young woman that ended in his getting into trouble with the law, he went to[...]

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