DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

08-03-1887 – 04-23-1915  Rupert C. Brooke – Born in Rugby, England. He was an English poet known for his war sonnets written during WWI, especially The Soldier. The Irish poet…

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Aug 3
2020
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2020

People

08-02-1924 – 12-01-1987 James Baldwin – Born in Harlem, New York. He was an American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. Baldwin’s first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain…

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08-02-2013 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said: “The United States will immediately begin considering visa applications of gay and lesbians spouses in the same manner of heterosexual couples.”

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Aug 2
2020
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2020

People

08-01-1936 – 06-01-2008 Yves Saint-Laurent – Born in Oran, Algeria, he was an Algerian-born French fashion designer and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In…

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08-01-2013 Same-sex marriages begins in Rhode Island. 08-01-2013 Same-sex marriages begins in Minnesota.

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2020
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2020

People

07-31-1932 – 02-18-2007 Barbara Gittings – Born in Vienna, Austria. Her father was an American diplomat. She was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York…

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People

07-30-1989 marks the passing of Mary Gail Black – Born in 1898, place unknown. She was the first woman reporter of what is now the San Luis Obispo Tribune. In…

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Jul 30
2020
Jul 30
2020

Events

07-30-2012 Platform for the Democrats for the upcoming election includes marriage equality — a first.  

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People

07-29-1955   Bishop Yvette Flunder – Born in San Francisco, California. She is an American singer and senior pastor of the City of refuge United Church of Christ in Oakland,…

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Jul 29
2020
Jul 29
2020

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07-29-2011 Kiss Me (Kyss Mig ) – Swedish Film released in Sweden on this date. The film is about a young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an…

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