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Born: on April 01, 1883


American actor during the age of silent films

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Actor - Model


AmericanDanneel HARRIS born Elta Danneel GRAUL

American actress and model

Elta Danneel Graul was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and was raised in the small town of Eunice in St. Landry Parish. Her father is a practicing Ophthalmologist and her mother works as an interior designer. She was named after her[...]

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Author - Philanthropist


AmericanJane ADDAMS 

1860 - 1935
Pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace

Born in Cedarville, Illinois, Jane Addams was the youngest of eight children born into a prosperous northern Illinois family of English-American descent which traced back to colonial New England; her father was politically prominent. Three of[...]

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Actor - Model


AmericanChanning TATUM born Channing Matthew TATUM

American actor, film producer, dancer, and model

Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama, the son of Kay (née Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Tatum, who worked in construction. He has a sister named Paige. He is mostly of English ancestry, with small amounts from elsewhere in Europe.[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman - French Ancien Régime


EnglishJohn HAWKINS 

1532 - 1595
English naval commander and administrator, merchant, navigator, shipbuilder, privateer and slave trader

John Hawkins, born at Plymouth and likely brought up there, was the second son of William Hawkins (b. before 1490, d. 1554/5), a merchant, shipowner and sea captain; and Joan Trelawny, daughter and sole heir of Roger Trelawny of Brighton,[...]

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EnglishAugusta LEIGH born Augusta Maria BYRON

1784 - 1851
Half-sister and presumed mistress of Lord Byron

Augusta's mother died soon after Augusta's birth. Her grandmother, Lady Holderness, raised Augusta for a few years, but died when Augusta was still a young girl, and the child divided her time among relatives and[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanDouglas DAYTON born Douglas James DAYTON

1924 - 2013
American businessman and philanthropist who helped establish Target Corporation

Douglas James Dayton was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 2, 1924. He was youngest of five brothers. His father, George N. Dayton, became the president of the family business, Dayton Dry Goods Company, in 1938. The business, which[...]

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