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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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Theophilus Parsons

Parsons, Theophilus (1750-1813)

President John Quincy Adams prepared for legal practice in the office of Theophilus Parsons. Known for ... Read More
Reynolds with McDonald

Reynolds, Malvina (1900-1978)

Malvina Reynolds (born as Malvina Milder on August 23, 1900, died March 17, 1978) was an ... Read More
Leverett Saltonstall

Saltonstall, Leverett (1892-1979)

Biographical Introduction A man to whom public office was a public trust, he served the common ... Read More
Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes is one of Latin America's most prominent men of letters. He is an essayist ... Read More