Born On This Day ~ March 31 ~ Jack Johnson

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Born: March 31, 1878 (Galveston, Texas)
Died: June 10, 1946 (Raleigh, North Carolina)

Famous For/Known For:
First African American world heavyweight boxing champion.

A Little About Jack Johnson:
Born John Arthur “Jack” Johnson to ex slaves.

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Born On This Day ~ March 30 ~ Melanie Klein

Melanie_Klein_c1912 Born: March 30, 1882 (Vienna Austria)
Died: September 22, 1960 (London United Kingdom)

Famous For/Known For: Austrian-British Psychoanalyst

A Little About Melanie Klein:
Born Melanie Reize. Her father was a dentist and her mother was the daughter of a Rabbi.

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Born On This Day ~ March 28 ~ Thomas Clarkson

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Born: March 28, 1760 (Wisbech, United Kingdom)
Died: September 26, 1846 (Playford, Suffolk, United Kingdom)

Famous For/Known For: Activist who spent most of his life fighting against slavery/slave trade.

A Little About Thomas Clarkson: Born to the local schoolteacher  and minister.

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