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05-04-1958 – 02-16-1990 Keith Haring – Born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the…

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May 4
2018
May 3
2018

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05-03-1912 – 07-16-1995 May Sarton (pen name of Eleanor Marie Sarton) – Born in Wondelgem, Belgium. She was an American poet, novelist, and memoirist. She is known to have had…

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05-02-1895 – 11-22-1943 Lorenz Hart – Born in Harlem, New York City, New York. He was an American lyricist, half of the Broadway team of Rogers ad Hart. Some of…

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May 2
2018
May 1
2018

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05-01-1855 — 04-21-1924 Marie Corelli – Born in London, England to Elizabeth Mills, a servant of the Scottish poet and songwriter, Charles Mackay, her biological father. She was a British…

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04-30-1877 – 03-07-1967 Alice B. Toklas – Born in San Francisco, California. She was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century. Her life partner was…

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Apr 30
2018
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2018

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04-29-1863 – 04-29-1933 Constantine P. Cavafy – Born in Alexandria, Egypt. He was a Greek poet who lived in Alexandria, Egypt and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He…

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04-28-1926 – 02-19-2016 (Nelle) Harper Lee – Born in Monroeville, Alabama. She is the author of the 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which became a best seller and won…

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Apr 28
2018
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2018

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04-27-1927 – 01-30-2006 Coretta Scott King – Born in Heiberger, Alabama. She was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. Married to Martin Luther King, Jr., she played a…

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04-26-1564 (baptized) – 04-23-1616 William Shakespeare – Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom. English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s…

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Apr 26
2018
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2018

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04-25-1284 – 09-21-1327 Edward II of England – Born in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, United Kingdom. Also called Edward of Caernarfon, he was King of England from 1307 until he was…

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