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09-20-365 BC – 06-10/11- 323 BC Alexander the Great – The Greek King of Macedonia. Born in Pella, capital of the Kingdom of Macedon (Macedonia). He succeeded his father, Philip…

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Sep 20
2017
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2017

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09-19-1934 Brian Epstein – Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was an English music entrepreneur, best known for managing the Beatles. Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961, during…

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09-18-1905 – 04-15-1990 Greta Garbo – Born in Stockholm, Sweden. She was a Swedish film actress and an international star. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for…

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Sep 18
2017
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2017

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09-17-1730 – 11-28-1794 Baron Friedrich von Steuben – Born in Magdeburg, Duchy of Magdeburg. He was a Prussian-born American military officer that served as Inspector General and Major General under…

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09-16-1887 – 10-22-1979 Nadia Boulanger – Born in France, place unknown. She was a French composer, conductor and teacher. She is known for having taught many of the leading composers…

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Sep 16
2017
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2017

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09-15-1932 Ann Bannon (born Ann Weldy) – Born in Joliet, Illinois. She is an American author who, from 1957 to 1962, wrote six lesbian pulp fiction novels known as The…

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09-14-1983 – 07-23-2011 Amy Winehouse – She was an English singer and songwriter. At the 2008 Grammy Awards she became the first British female to win five Grammys, including Best…

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Sep 14
2017
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2017

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09-13-1948 – 01-23-2003 Nell Carter – Born in Birmingham, Alabama. She was an American singer and actress. She won a Tony award for her performance in the Broadway musical Ain’t…

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09-12-1885- 11-04-1976 Edith Shackleton Heald – Born in Manchester, England. She was a bisexual British journalist and the last mistress of the poet W.B. Yeats from 1937 until his death…

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Sep 12
2017
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2017

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09-11-1885 D.H. Lawrence (David Herbert Richards Lawrence) – Born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. He was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic, and painter. In March 1912 Lawrence met…

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