DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

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…

READ MORE

May 4
2022
May 3
2022

People

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…

READ MORE

People

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 and Hart. Some of…

READ MORE

May 2
2022
May 2
2022

Events

05-02-2013 Rhode Island becomes the 10th state to embrace marriage equality. Marriages will begin on August 1, 2013.

READ MORE

People

05-01-1874 – 12-07-1970 Romaine Brooks (born Beatrice Romaine Goddard) – Born in Rome, Italy, the youngest of three children to wealthy Americans. She was an American painter. She is best…

READ MORE

May 1
2022
May 1
2022

Events

05-01-2009 Sweden legalizes same-sex marriage. 05-01-2013 Colorado civil union law went into effect at midnight. The Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder started to issue licenses at midnight. Denver…

READ MORE

People

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…

READ MORE

Apr 30
2022
Apr 29
2022

People

04-29-1933 Willie Nelson – Born in Abbott, Texas. He is a straight ally. American country, country-rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, producer, actor, and activist. He has written songs that are country…

READ MORE

Events

04-29-1983 The Hunger – USA film release date of the British horror film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon. It’s the story of…

READ MORE

Apr 29
2022
Apr 28
2022

People

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…

READ MORE