American actor best known for film roles in 12 Angry Men and Psycho & TV’s Archie Bunker’s Place.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish novelist, poet, & travel writer born in 1850. He is most noted for writing Treasure Island.
Polish-French physicist & chemist famous for work in radioactivity. First woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903).
American pro baseball player & most influential early 20th century American evangelist, born in 1862.
Belgian surrealist artist born in 1898. Influenced by pop art, minimalist art, & conceptual art.
Antoine van Leeuwenhoek
Dutch microscopist born in 1632. He was the first to observe bacteria and protozoa.
Claus von Stauffenberg
German army officer born in 1907 & known for his failed attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
Edward V of England
King of England & Lord of Ireland for two months at the age of 12 until his disappearance & murder.
Pope Julius III
Italian head of the Catholic Church & ruler of the Papal States from 1550-1555.
William Cullen Bryant
American romantic poet & journalist born in 1794. Long-time editor of the New York Evening Post.