George Orwell’s Birthday

George Orwell (born Eric Arthur Blair) was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, Bengal (India) during the time of the British colonial rule. His father, Richard Walmesley Blair, was…

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Octavia Butler’s Birthday

Octavia Butler (born Octavia Estelle Butler) was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California (USA) in a poor family. Her father died when she was still a child so…

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Walt Whitman’s Birthday

Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in West Hills, Long Island (New York). He was the second son of a quite humble family, with little formal education. His…

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Arthur Conan Doyle’s Birthday

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born on May 22nd, 1859 in Edinburgh (Scotland) in an Irish-Roman Catholic family. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was an artist although he could not…

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