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01-30-1873 – 1955 Maud Hunt Squire – Born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a painter, printmaker, and book illustrator. At the age of twenty-one, she enrolled in the Cincinnati Art…

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01-29-1954 Oprah Winfrey – Born in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She is an American media mogul, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her talk show, The…

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01-28-1873 – 08-03-1954 Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette) – She was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Her best known work is the novella Gigi (1944)….

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Jan 28
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01–27-1879 – 10-30-1943 Beatrice Hastings – Born in Hackney, London, England. She was an English writer, poet, and literary critic. She wrote under the pen name of Emily Alice Haigh….

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01-26-1944 Angela Davis – Born in Birmingham, Alabama. She is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. During the 1960s, she was a prominent counterculture activist leader. One of…

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Jan 26
2019
Jan 26
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01-26-1958 Ellen DeGeneres – Born in Metairie, Louisiana. She is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from…

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01-25-1882 – 03-28-1941 Virginia Woolf (born Adeline Virginia Stephen) – Born in Kensington, London, England. She was an English writer and one of the foremost modernist of the twentieth century….

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01-24-1944 – 08-06-1983 Klaus Nomi (b. Klaus Sperbern) – Born in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. He was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and flamboyant stage persona. His…

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01-23-1932 James Rado (James Alexander Radomski) – Born in Venice Beach, California. He is an American actor, playwright, director, writer, and composer, best known as the co-author, along with Gerome…

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Jan 23
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01-22-1788 – 04-19-1824 Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) – Born in London, England. He was an English writer and poet, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Byron is…

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