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August 9

English Parliament

1650 – English Parliament passed the Act Against Several Atheistical, Blasphemous, and Execrable Opinions, Derogatory to the Honour of God. This act led to persecution of Unitarians.

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George Wald

Wald, George (1906-1997)

George Wald, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard, shared the 1967 Nobel Prize in Medicine or ... Read More
Henry Adams

Adams, Henry (1838-1918)

Biographical Introduction Henry Adams, a son of Charles Francis Adams and Abigail Brooks, was born in ... Read More

Peirce, Charles Sanders (1839-1914

In the early 1870s, a small group of young men formed a Harvard Square circle for ... Read More
Mary Oliver

Oliver, Mary (1935-)

Mary Oliver was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She spent one year at Ohio State University and ... Read More