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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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Sep 17
2021
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2021

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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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09-15-1924 – 03-21-2005   Bobby Short – Born in Danville, Illinois. Two of his classmates were Dick Van Dyke and Donald O’Connor. He left home at the age of eleven…

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Sep 15
2021
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2021

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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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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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Sep 13
2021
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2021

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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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09-11-1885 – 03-02-1930 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…

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Sep 11
2021
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2021

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09-10-1935 – 01-17-2019 Mary Oliver – Born in Maple Heights, Ohio. She was an American poet who has won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The New York…

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09-09-1898 — 12-12-1982 Judy Matlack – Place of birth unknown. She was a college professor at Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts. In 1945 while in Santa Fe, New Mexico, she met…

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Sep 9
2021
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2021

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09-08-1820 – 07-03-1897 Matilda Hays – Born in London, England. She was an English writer, journalist, and part-time actress. With Elizabeth Ashurst, she translated several of George Sand’s work into…

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