Roald Dahl was born on 13 December 1916(-23 November 1990). He was a British author, poet, and short story writer. Original Background Image: Grand Canyon by TanjaC
Barbara Mertz was born on this day in 1927(-2013). She was an American author and Egyptologist. She is well known for her Amelia Peabody series written under Elizabeth Peters […]
Alice Hoffman is an American author best known for her novels Practical Magic and The Dovekeepers. (My personal favorite is The Probable Future.) Original Background Image: Fireworks by HonzaCech
Charles William Eliot was born on 20 March 1834(-22 August 1926) in Boston. He was an academic and president of Harvard. He was also the cousin of T. S. […]
James Bryce was born on 10 May 1838(-22 January 1922). He was an academic, historian, and politician. Original Background Image: sunset lake by werner22brigitte
Socrates was a Greek philosopher who is largely considered one of the founder of western philosophy.
Thornton Wilder was born on 17 April 1897(-7 December 1975). He was an American playwright and author who won three Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award.