Born On This Day ~ February 14 ~ Frederick Douglass


Born: Celebrated February 14 (exact date and year are unknown)(Talbot County, Maryland
Died: February 20, 1895 (Washington, D.C.)

Famous For/Known For:
19th century greatest influential black leader

A Little About Frederick Douglass:
Born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey to a slave woman in Maryland. Continue reading

Born On This Day ~ February 3 ~ Elizabeth Blackwell


Born: February 3, 1821 (Bristol, United Kingdom)
Died: May 31, 1910 (Hastings, United Kingdom)

Famous For/Known For:
First woman to graduate from medical school in the U.S.

A Little About Elizabeth Blackwell:
Born to Samuel Blackwell, a sugar refiner, and Hannah (Lane) Blackwell. Continue reading

Born On This Day ~ January 11 ~ John A Macdonald

john_a_macdonald_in_1880January 11, 1815 (Merchant City, United Kingdom)
June 11, 1891 (Ottawa, Canada)

Famous For/Known For:
Former Prime Minister of Canada

A Little About John A Macdonald:
Born to parents Hugh and Helen Macdonald. Father bought a chain of businesses and moved the family to Kingston Upper Continue reading