August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
Francis Marshall (physiologist)
Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, CBE, FRS (11 July 1878, High Wycombe – 5 February 1949, Cambridge) was a British physiologist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1920. He was an early resea...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Abdul Bari Firangi Mahali
Maulana Abdul Bari 'Firangi Mahali (Urdu: مولانا عبدل باری ندوی فرنگی محلی‎), (b. 1878 – d.1926) is a Firangi Mahal scholar.
His family moved from Sihali, Barabnaki to the Firangi Maha...
John Barrett (bishop)
John Patrick Barrett (1878–1946) was a British clergyman who held high office in the Roman Catholic Church.He was born on 31 October 1878 in Liverpool, England. He was ordained a priest on 19 Ju...
Cyrus Locher
Cyrus Locher (March 8, 1878 – August 17, 1929) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. He served in the U.S. Senate.He graduated from high school at Pandora, Ohio, and from Ohio Wesleyan...
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James Truslow Adams
James Truslow Adams (October 18, 1878 – May 18, 1949) was an American writer and historian. He was not related to the famous Adams family (though he wrote a book about the family in 1930). He was not...
Allen J. Greer
Allen James Greer was an officer in the United States Army who he received the Medal of Honor for actions near Majada, Laguna Province, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1901.
Allen Greer was born Augus...
Vikentii Trofimov
Vikentii Pavlovich Trofimov (Russian: Викентий Павлович Трофимов; November 24, 1878 in Talizky Zavod, Perm Governorate – February 10, 1956 in Zagorsk, Sergiyevo-Posadsky District, Moscow Oblast) w...
Margaret Yarde
Margaret Yarde (2 April 1878 – 11 March 1944) was a British film actress.Yarde was born in Dartmouth, Devon, England and died in London at age 65.
Edward Leopold Dyke Acland
Rear Admiral Edward Leopold Dyke Acland MVO CB (1878-1968), a member of the ancient Acland family of Devon, was a Rear Admiral and Naval Attaché to King George V.
Born on 7 December 1878, Edward L...
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Benjamin Pearsall
Benjamin James Pearsall (1 December 1878 – 18 January 1951) was an Australian politician. He was born in Clarence Plains. In 1928 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as an Independ...
Julie Manet
Julie Manet (November 14, 1878 – July 14, 1966) was a French painter and art collector.Born in Paris, Julie Manet was the daughter and only child of artist Berthe Morisot and Eugene Manet, younger bro...
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Maria Smith-Falkner
Maria Natanovna Smith-Falkner (Russian: Мария Натановна Смит-Фалькнер; February 16 [February 4, Old Style], 1878 in Taganrog – March 7, 1968 in Moscow) was a Soviet economist and statistician of ...
Lau Lauritzen, Sr.
Lau Lauritzen Sr., born Lauritz Lauritzen ( 13 March 1878, Silkeborg - 2 July 1938) was a noted early Danish film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era in Denmark. His son, Lau Lauritzen...
George C. Hull
George C. Hull (28 January 1878 – 2 February 1953) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 50 films between 1918 and 1932.He died in Los Angeles, California.
Heruy Wolde Selassie
Blattengeta Heruy Welde Sellase (8 May 1878 – 19 September 1938; ብላቴን፡ጌታ፡ኅሩይ፡ወልደ፡ሥላሴ Blatten-Geta Həruy Wäldä-səllase) was a Foreign Minister of Ethiopia and a writer in Amharic. Bahru Zewde obs...
Joe Lydon (boxer)
Joseph Patrick Lydon (February 2, 1878 – August 19, 1937) was an American welterweight boxer who competed in the early twentieth century.
He was born in Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland. He competed...
Bahurada Manimaya
Bahurada Manimaya, the Princess Debnariratana (Thai: พาหุรัดมณีมัย; rtgs: Phahuratmanimai; 19 December 1878 – 27 August 1887), was the Princess of Siam (later Thailand. She was a member of S...
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John Perkins (Australian politician)
John Arthur Perkins (18 May 1878 – 13 July 1954) was an Australian politician and journalist.Perkins was born at Gocup near Tumut, New South Wales and educated at public schools in Tumut and Cooma. ...
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Edwin Jacob
Edwin Ellis Jacob (10 April 1878 – 3 December 1964) was a British sailor who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.He was born in Kensington. In 1924 he won the silver medal as crew member of the...
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Charles Zeleny
Charles Zeleny (1878-1939) was a Czech-American zoologist, and professor at the University of Illinois. He made important contributions to experimental zoology, especially embryology, regeneration, an...
Paul Reynaud
Paul Reynaud ([pɔl ʁɛjno]; 15 October 1878 – 21 September 1966) was a French politician and lawyer prominent in the interwar period, noted for his stances on economic liberalism and militant oppositio...
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Henry Normand MacLaurin
Brigadier General Henry Normand MacLaurin (31 October 1878 - 27 April 1915) was a barrister and Australian Army Colonel who served in World War I. He was shot dead by a Turkish sniper at Gallipoli on ...
J. L. Wilkinson
James Leslie Wilkinson (May 14, 1878 - August 21, 1964) was an American sports executive who founded the barnstorming All Nations baseball club in 1912, and the Negro league baseball team Kansas City ...
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Leopold Henry Collinson
Leopold Henry Collinson (13 May 1878–25 January 1954) was a New Zealand businessman, racehorse breeder and trainer, community leader. He was born in Palmerston North, Manawatu/Horowhenua, New Ze...
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Teodor Neaga
Teodor Neaga (1878, Dănceni - December 6, 1941, Penza) was a Bessarabian politician.
He served as Member of the Moldovan Parliament (1917–1918).
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Harry Digweed
Harry Digweed (1878 – 1965) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Burton United, and the Southern League for Plymouth Argyle and Portsmouth. He was a half back.