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George-EASTMAN
Born: on July 21, 1854

George EASTMAN

American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film


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Vanna-WHITE

AmericanVanna WHITE born Vanna Marie ROSICH

1957
American television personality and film actress known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982

White was born Vanna Marie Rosich in Conway, South Carolina, the daughter of Joan Marie and Miguel Angel Rosich. Her parents divorced when she was an infant, and White took the name of her stepfather Herbert Stackley White Jr., a former real[...]

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Robert Burwell-FULTON

AmericanRobert Burwell FULTON 

1849 - 1919
American university administrator, 7th Chancellor of the University of Mississippi

He graduated from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi in 1869.

He taught in Alabama and in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1871, he became Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi[...]

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Physician

Alexander John-CHANDLER

AmericanAlexander John CHANDLER 

1859 - 1950
American veterinary surgeon, founder of Chandler, Arizona

In 1891, Dr. Alexander John Chandler, the first veterinary surgeon in Arizona Territory, settled on a ranch south of Mesa, studying irrigation engineering. By 1900, he had acquired 18,000 acres (73 km2) of land, and began drawing up plans for a[...]

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Sciences - Other

Maurice Garland-FULTON

AmericanMaurice Garland FULTON 

1877 - 1955
American historian and English professor

His father, Robert Burwell Fulton, served as the seventh chancellor of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. His maternal grandfather, Landon Garland, was a slaveholder who served as the second president of Randolph-Macon College[...]

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Actor - Director - Singer & Musician - Photographer - Industrialist, Businessman

Diane-KEATON

AmericanDiane KEATON born Diane HALL

1946
American actress, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer, author and singer

Diane Keaton was born as Diane Hall on January 5, 1946, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Dorothy Deanne (née Keaton; 1921–2008), was a homemaker and amateur photographer; her father, John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall (1922–1990), was[...]

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Publisher

Harrison Gray-OTIS

AmericanHarrison Gray OTIS 

1837 - 1917
President and general manager of the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Los Angeles Times

Otis was born near Marietta, Ohio, on February 10, 1837, the son of Stephen and Sally (Dyar) Otis. His father was from Vermont and his mother, a native of Nova Scotia, Canada, came to Ohio from Boston, Massachusetts, with her family. The young[...]

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