Joseph Dalton Hooker was arguably the most important British botanist of the nineteenth century. A traveller and plant-collector, he was one of Charles Darwin’s closest friends and eventually became director of Britain’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Alfred Hitchcock (pictured in the was just 24 when he wrote, edited, designed and assistant-directed the 1923 silent film "The White Shadow," adapted from the book "Children of Chance" by Michael Morton. This Day in History: Aug Alfred Hitchcock born
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Since the Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis.
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Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 1824 – February of Perth Amboy, New Jersey was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the Amendment to the United States Constitution. His vote was cast on March