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Born: on May 21, 1900


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Murderer, rapist

Edwin Jerry-HIATT

AmericanEdwin Jerry HIATT 

Suspect in Barry Crane's murder

Crane was murdered on July 5, 1985, a homicide which went unsolved for 34 years. His body was "found bludgeoned shortly before 3 P.M. in the garage of his luxury town home in Studio City", apparently dragged to the garage from his apartment,[...]

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AmericanDR. SEUSS born Theodor Seuss GEISEL

1904 - 1991
American children's author, political cartoonist, and animator

Geisel was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Henrietta (née Seuss) and Theodor Robert Geisel. His father managed the family brewery and was later appointed to supervise Springfield's public park system by Mayor John A.[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanLouise MASSEY born Victoria Louise MASSEY

1902 - 1983
American singer and songwriter

The Massey family left Texas while Louise Massey was very young and she grew up near Roswell in Lincoln County, New Mexico. In 1918, Louise's father, Henry Massey, started a band that featured himself and three of his eight children singing and[...]

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American politician


AmericanFerris JACOBS 

1836 - 1886
American officer and politician

Born in Delhi, Delaware County, New York, attended Delaware Academy, Delhi, New York, and Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin, New York; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1856; studied law; was admitted to[...]

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AmericanBuddy FOSTER born Lucius Fisher FOSTER

American former child actor

Foster was the third of four children born to Lucius Fisher Foster III and Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (née Almond). He has three sisters, Lucinda "Cindy" Foster (b. 1954), Constance "Connie" Foster (b. 1955), and Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (b.[...]

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Author - Other


AmericanCotton MATHER 

1663 - 1728
New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer

Mather was born in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, the son of Maria (née Cotton) and Increase Mather, and grandson of both John Cotton and Richard Mather, all also prominent Puritan ministers. Mather was named after his maternal grandfather[...]

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