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May 23 2008 Today in History Newsletter


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Miss Reverand Blackwell (May 20, 1825)
The first female to be ordained by a recognized denomination in the US, was born May 20, 1825. But, what were the true contributions of Antoinette Brown-Blackwell? Her 96-year life paved the way for women in America...

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Now it’s time for…

May 19
*Johns Hopkins (1795)
*Albert Fish (1870)
*Pol Pot (1925)
*Victoria Wood (1953)
May 20
*Seth Pomeroy (1706)
*Dolley Madison (1768)
*James Stewart (1908)
*Cher (1946)
May 21
*Albrecht Dürer (1471)
*Alexander Pope (1688)
*Chris Benoit (1967)
*Noel Fielding (1973)
May 22
*Richard Wagner (1813)
*Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859)
*Sir Laurence Olivier (1907)
*Naomi Campbell (1970)
May 23
*Scatman Crothers (1910)
*Rosemary Clooney (1923)
*Drew Carey (1953)
*Jewel (1974)
May 24
*Tommy Chong (1938)
*Bob Dylan (1941)
*Rosanne Cash (1955)
*Ricky Craven (1966)
May 25
*Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878)
*Igor Sikorsky (1889)
*Beverly Sills (1929)
*Frank Oz (1944)

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