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  • Confucius: Born: 551 BC - Died: 479 BC
    Great chinese philosopher, his teachings originated a way of thought called confucianism in China.
    Plato: Born: 427 BC - Died: 347 BC
    He was a greek philosopher, a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. He founded the Athens academy.
    Jean Stapleton: Born: 19-01-1923 - Died: 31-05-2013
    Jean Stapleton was an American actress most well-known for her role as Edith Bunker on the sitcom “All In The Family”. She also appeared in several Broadway productions and moved from the role that made her famous to several television and film roles.
    Marc Rich: Born: 18-12-1934 - Died: 26-06-2013
    Marc Rich was an international commodities trader, hedge fund manager, financier and businessman who founded the company Glencore. He became well-known in the ’80s for making oil deals with Iran during the Iran hostage crisis, and fled to Switzerland for safety. He was later pardoned by President Bill Clinton.
    Jack Vance: Born: 28-08-1916 - Died: 26-05-2013
    Jack Vance was an American sci-fi author who sometimes wrote under the name Ellery Queen. Vance wrote more than sixty books throughout his career and sometimes crossed genres, moving into the realm of fantasy. He was the recipient of numerous awards for his work and for his memoir, “This Is Me, Jack Vance!”
    Rick Camp: Born: 10-06-1953 - Died: 25-04-2013
    Rick Camp was a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves from 1976-1985. Although he only had one home-run his entire career, it was a memorable one, tying a game against the Mets in the 18th inning. Unfortunately, Camp became mixed up in a Medicaid scam perpetrated against a mental health facility in Augusta and ended up [...]
    Mickey Rooney: Born: 1920-09-23 - Died: 2014-04-06
    Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr.) was an American actor and funnyman, with a career that spanned an incredible nine decades. Rooney’s time in the spotlight began in the early 1920s, and Rooney was one of the last remaining actors with ties to the silent film era. Apart from being one of the most prolific [...]
    Ralph Wilson: Born: 1918-10-17 - Died: 2014-03-25
    Ralph Wilson was the founder and owner of the NFL franchise the Buffalo Bills. His roots in American football run much deeper than that, however, as he was also one of the founding owners of the American Football League. The AFL and the NFL merged in 1970.
    Sheila MacRae: Born: 1921-09-24 - Died: 2014-03-06
    Sheila MacRae was an actress, singer and dancer best known for her role as Alice Kramden on The Honeymooners. She also appeared in Pretty Baby, Backfire and Sex and the Single Girl and on the soap opera General Hospital.
    Ralph Waite: Born: 1928-06-22 - Died: 2014-02-13
    Ralph Waite was an actor best known for his role as John Walton on TV’s The Waltons in the 70s. He is also known for his role as Slater in Roots.