Anne Frank’s life was short and tragic. Yet her brave spirit has survived in her diary. She wrote this diary while hiding from the Nazis during World War II (1939-1945). Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 12, 1929. Her family was Jewish. In 1933, the Nazi Party came to power in Germany. The Nazis […]
Marie Curie (1867-1934), Polish-born French chemist and physicist who twice won the Nobel Prize and is best known for her investigations of radioactivity with her husband Pierre Curie. The Curies shared the Nobel Prize in physics with a colleague in 1903. Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in […]
Michael McClure, who at 22 helped usher in the Beat movement as part of a famed poetry reading at the Six Gallery in San Francisco, then went on to a long and varied career as a poet, playwright, novelist and lyricist, died on Monday at his home in Oakland, Calif. […]
Luqman Sulyman was his name. You might have not heard or noticed him. That’s because he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. But he had a golden heart that you won’t see unless you are close to his heart.
All quotes in loving memory of Kobe Bryant (1978 – 2020) Kobe Bryant, the NBA MVP who had a 20-year career with the Lakers, was killed Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also […]
WHAT IS MUHAMMAD ALI’S BIRTH NAME? Muhammad Ali was born in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. His parents named him Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. They named their son after a Kentucky statesman who had fought against slavery in the 1800s. Young Cassius Clay quickly made his mark in the boxing ring. […]
The Google Doodle’s creator, Sophie Diao, said: “I find her work very empowering, and I really admire how hardworking she was. Writing almost every day, while being a homemaker and mother, and organising her and her husband’s finances, and applying for grants and fellowships… she was clearly a strong-willed enthusiast.” […]
The idea that the number 13 is unlucky is a superstition. There are many different kinds of superstitions, based on things in nature, charms, spirits, objects, accidents, and so on. But people all over the world believe that the number 13 is unlucky for one reason or another. Hotels don’t […]