Henri Matisse

French artist who helped to define the revolutionary visual art developments of the early 20th century.

Joan of Arc

French heroine & Catholic saint who led the French army in a momentous victory at Orléans in 1429.

Marie Dorval

French Romantic actor born in 1798. Known for alleged lesbian relationship with the writer George Sand.


English novelist born in 1839. Best known for her novels Under Two Flags and A Dog of Flanders.

Ruth Chatterton

American stage, film, & TV actor, aviatrix, & novelist born in 1892.

Pablo Casals

Spanish cellist, composer, & conductor best known for his recordings of the Bach Cello Suites (1936-39).

Paul Revere

American silversmith, engraver & early industrialist best remembered as a Patriot in the American Revolution.

Margaret Tudor

Queen of Scotland from 1503 to 1513 by marriage to King James IV.

Savino Guglielmetti

Italian gymnast and Olympic gold medalist & all-around champion born in 1911.