Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Lincoln and Darwin Were Born on the Same Day

Ten men who were born 200 years ago:
  • Jan 4: Louis Braille, inventor
  • Jan 19: Edgar Allan Poe, author
  • Feb 3: Felix Mendelssohn, composer
  • Feb 12: Abraham Lincoln, US president
  • Feb 12: Charles Darwin, naturalist
  • Feb 15: Cyrus McCormick, inventor
  • Aug 6: Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
  • Aug 27: Hannibal Hamlin, Lincoln's 1st vice president
  • Dec 24: Kit Carson, explorer
  • Dec 29: William Gladstone, UK prime minister

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