Born On This Day ~ February 22 ~ Robert Baden-Powell

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Born:February 22, 1857 (Paddington, London, United Kingdom)
Died:January 8, 1941 (Nyeri, Kenya)

Famous For/Known For:
Founder of the Boy and Girl Scouts

A Little About Robert Baden-Powell:
Born to parents Professor H.G. Baden and Henrietta (Smyth) Powell. His father was a professor of natural sciences and died when Baden-Powell was three years old. Continue reading

Born On This Day ~ January 20 ~ Harriot Stanton Blatch

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Born: January 20, 1856 (Seneca Falls, New York)
Died: November 20, 1940 (Greenwich, Connecticut)

Famous For/Known For:
Daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a well known women’s rights activist. Harriot followed in her mother’s footsteps.

A Little About Harriot Stanton Blatch:
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Born On This Day ~ January 6 ~ Adeline Genèe

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Adeline Genee

Born: January 6, 1878 (Aarhus, Denmark)
Died: April 23, 1970 (London, United Kingdom)

Famous For/Known For:
Famous Ballet Dancer

A little about Adeline Genèe:

Genèe was born to a farmer but by the age of eight had been adopted by her uncle, Alexandre Genèe and his wife. Her uncle, who taught dance Continue reading