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Christopher

(St.). The giant carried a child over a brook, and said, “Chylde, thou hast put me in grete peryll. I might bere no greater burden.” To which the child answered, “Marvel t…

Bill Koch

Bill KochBorn: June 7, 1955Cross country skiing first highly accomplished American male in his sport; first American male to win a cross country Olympic medal when he took home a silver in the…

Edward Irving KOCH

KOCH, Edward Irving, a Representative from New York; born in the Bronx, N.Y., December 12, 1924; studied at City College of New York; LL.B., New York University Law School, 1948; combat infantr…

Kenneth Koch 2002 Deaths

Kenneth KochAge: 77 poet, novelist, and playwright who, with John Ashbery and Frank O'Hara, created the New York school of poets in the 1950s. He wrote more than 20 volumes of poetry, and his …

J. J.

(In Hogarth's Gin Lane, written on a gibbet), is intended for Sir Joseph Jekyll, obnoxious for his bill for increasing the duty on gin. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894J…

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood was a British expatriate whose experiences in Germany in the 1930s were the basis of the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939), which was made into the musical Cabaret. Isherwood began…

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest(Christopher Haden-Guest)actor, writer, directorBorn: 2/5/1948Birthplace: New York City Starting in the late 1960s, Christopher Guest made a name for himself writing for Natio…

Christopher GADSDEN

GADSDEN, Christopher, a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., February 16, 1723; attended schools in England; employed in a commercial house in Philadelphia, Pa., 1742-1745; d…

Matt Christopher

Matt Christopherwriter Christopher wrote more than 120 sports novels for children, most of which featured underdogs who triumph. He is best known for The Lucky Baseball Bat. He also wrote mag…

Christopher Columbus

Name at birth: Cristoforo ColomboChristopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money p…