DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

  12-10-1830 – 05-15-1886 Emily Dickinson – Born in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is considered one of the most important American poets. While there is no concrete evidence that Dickinson was…

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Dec 10
2018
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2018

People

12-09-1902 – 02-04-1966 Lucius Beebe – Born in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He was an American author, gourmand, photographer, railroad historian, journalist, and syndicated columnist. From the 1930s through 1944, he wrote…

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Events

12-09-2013 Edie Windsor in the top 5 choices for Time Magazine’‘s Person of the year. Pope Francis became person of the year. Edie Windsor placed third. Her case, the United States…

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Dec 9
2018
Dec 8
2018

People

12-08-1933 – 11-28-2004 Leroy “Roy” F. Aarons – Born in the Bronx, New York. He was an American journalist, editor, author, playwright, and founder of the National Lesbian and Gay…

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12-08-2014 The International Olympic Committee voted unanimously to approve a recommendation which adds non-discrimination language regarding sexual orientation to the Olympic Charter. The decision to update the wording will be…

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Dec 8
2018
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2018

People

12-07-1873 – 04-24-1947 Willa Cather – Born in Gore, Virginia. She was an American writer. Her novels of frontier life on the great plains gained her recognition. Cather was awarded…

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Australia legalizes same-sex marriage.   12-07-2012 U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear cases on gay marriage – Prop. 8 & DOMA to receive hearings.

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Dec 7
2018
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2018

People

12-06-1900 – 04-30-1974 Agnes Moorehead – Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was an American actress whose career of six decades included work in radio, stage, film, and television. Moorehead is…

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12-06-2011 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers historic speech on LGBT rights at U.N. in Geneva. In what LGBT equality advocates are heralding as a remarkable and historic speech, U.S….

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Dec 6
2018
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2018

People

12-05-1932 Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) – Born in Macon, Georgia. He is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. Little Richard has been inducted into the Rock and Roll…

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