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November 5: Will Durant (1885)

It was on this date, November 5, 1885, that the chief author of The Story of Civilization (11 vols., 1954-1975), William James Durant, was born in North Adams, Massachusetts.

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Originally published November 2003 by Ronald Bruce Meyer.

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December 16: Ludwig van Beethoven

Sir George A. Macferren calls Beethoven a "freethinker" in his article in the Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography; the Catholic Encyclopedia does not dare to claim him.



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