1889 – Frederick May Eliot was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, descending from a long line of Unitarian ministers. He headed the Commission on Appraisal of the American Unitarian Association when it issued its historic report Unitarians Face a New Age in 1936. As president of the American Unitarian Association, he helped to revive the denomination. Eliot worked toward the consolidation of the Unitarians and Universalists. Read more about Frederick May Eliot.