William Charles Wells, an American-born Scottish physician, was born May 24, 1757. Wells is hardly ever honored in anniversary notices like these because of the dearth of relevant graphic material–there is no known portrait of Wells, no gravestone, no blue plaque. He published hardly anything during his lifetime, and the posthumous publications do not include a single illustration…
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John T. Scopes, an American schoolteacher, was born Aug. 3, 1900. Scopes got a job coaching the high-school football team in Dayton, Tennessee, and like many coaches, he was required to teach some science courses as well. In May of 1925, a delegation of Dayton town fathers asked Scopes if he would agree to be arrested and put on trial for violating the Butler Act recently passed by the state of Tennessee…
The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World–and Us
A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored and hosted by the Linda Hall Library.
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