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“Hello”  Edward G Robinson – Born 12 December 1893

“Hello” Edward G Robinson – Born 12 December 1893

  Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg  December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-born American actor,  popular during Hollywood’s Golden Age. He is probably best remembered for his

“Hello”  Thomas Carlyle – Born 4 December 1795

“Hello” Thomas Carlyle – Born 4 December 1795

  Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He is noted as calling economics “the

“Goodbye”  John Brown (abolitionist) – Died 2 December 1859

“Goodbye” John Brown (abolitionist) – Died 2 December 1859

John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who believed  that an armed struggle was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. He was tried for treason against...

29 November    It Happened Today 0

29 November It Happened Today

  1780  Death of Maria Theresa, widow of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I. 1924  Death of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. 1943  Tehran conference between Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill opens. 1974...

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“Hello” Bruce Lee – Born 27 November 1940

  Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan  27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) … was a Chinese American, martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, and filmmaker. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do and was...

“Hello”  Boris Karloff  –  Born 23 November 1887

“Hello” Boris Karloff – Born 23 November 1887

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor. Karloff is best remembered for

“Goodbye” Lionel Barrymore – Died 15 November 1954

“Goodbye” Lionel Barrymore – Died 15 November 1954

  Lionel Barrymore (April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free...

“Goodbye” Harry Houdini  Died 31 October 1926

“Goodbye” Harry Houdini Died 31 October 1926

Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz in Budapest, also known as Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-American stunt performer, noted for his amazing escapology. He first attracted notice as “Harry Handcuff Houdini” on a...