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Born 15 April 1452 – Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance man, was born on April 15, 1452, in Anchiano, a small village near Vinci…

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Born 3 April 1922 – Doris Day

Doris Day, born Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, embarked on her career as a…

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Niki Lauda

Andreas Nikolaus Lauda, known to the world as Niki Lauda was born in Vienna on 22 Feb 1949 into a…

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica on 15 August 1769 which came under French…

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Ayrton Senna

“Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.” – Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna da Silva was…

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Joan of Arc

“I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God’s will.”…

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Mary Pickford

“Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.” – Mary Pickford The actress and…

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Frank Sinatra

“The best revenge is massive success” – Frank Sinatra. Frank Sinatra, born 12 December 1915 is possibly the most famous…

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Christopher Columbus

“My desire was not to pass any island without taking possession, so that, one having been taken, the same may…

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John D Rockefeller

“I have ways of making money that you know nothing of” – John D. Rockefeller For a man who was…

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Douglas Adams

“So long, and thanks for all the fish.” – Douglas Adams Douglas Adams Biography Douglas Noel Adams was born on…

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J. Edgar Hoover

“We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don’t clear anybody. We don’t condemn anybody.” – J. Edgar Hoover J. Edgar…

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Sammy Davis Jr.

“What have I got? No looks, no money, no education. Just talent.” – Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. Biography…

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Joan Crawford

“I believe in the dollar. Everything I earn, I spend.” – Joan Crawford Joan Crawford Biography Lucille Fay LeSueur was…

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Paul Revere

“In Medford, I awaked the Captain of the Minute Men, and after that, I alarmed almost every house, till I…

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