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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 6th August

Given the amount of Popes who’ve died today, (see next paragraph), it’s quite refreshing to start the births paragraph with Archbishop of Canterbury Matthew Parker, who started to stick his nose in other people’s business from 1504. 876 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 5th August

We start today’s posting with cartographer/explorer with a strait, sea, island, glacier, (and not forgetting the bridge), named in his honour – Vitus Jonassen Bering who also went by the name Ivan Ivanovich Bering successfully navigated his way in 1681. 775 more words

Anew, Hills and Births

By Jamiu Olayinka Olarinoye

These hills and its bump are a stub of nature.
Its lock of land, raised above peer culture
stretches, and drags claims with the mountain; 222 more words

Academy Of The Heart And Mind

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 4th August

First up in today’s posting is a Pope for all of 12 days – Pope Urban VII began his 69 years on the planet back in 1521 as Giovanni Battista Castagna. 704 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 3rd August

Births today begin with banana cultivator and greenhouse enthusiast who took that interest to whole new level when he designed Crystal Palace – Joseph Caxton germinated in 1803. 738 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 2nd August

Todays births paragraph starts with architect who laid out Washington D.C. – Pierre Charles L’Enfant lived up to his surname in 1754. Physicist who proved the atmosphere has a ‘greenhouse’ effect – John Tyndall had to make do with a nursery in 1820. 808 more words

Welcome, Colson!

Colson James Wood was born on 30 July, 2020 at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario to proud parents, Shawn Wood and Jennifer Bailey Wood. Kensleigh is delighted to be a big sister. 13 more words