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Augustus, born on this date BCE, was the founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor, ruling from 27 BCE… [More] until his death in 14 CE. [Less]
1889: Walter Lippmann
Lippmann was a Jewish-American public intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for… [More] being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War; he coined the term stereotype in the modern psychological meaning as well. Lippmann was twice awarded (1958 and 1962) a Pulitzer Prize for his syndicated newspaper column, “Today and Tomorrow”. [Less]
1899: Louise Nevelson
Nevelson was a Jewish, female conceptualist artist — an American sculptor known for her… [More] monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in Czarist Russia, she emigrated with her family to the United States in the early 20th century. [Less]