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Thomas Hearns

Thomas HearnsBorn: Oct. 18, 1958Boxer has held world titles as welterweight, junior middleweight, middleweight and light heavyweight; four career losses have come against Ray Leonard, Marvin H…

Jim Hearn 1998 Deaths

Jim HearnAge: 77 “Big Jim,” who stood 6-foot-5, 205 pounds, pitched for 13 seasons with St. Louis, Philadelphia and the NY Giants; won Game 3 of the 1951 World Series after compil…

Paul Hearne 1998 Deaths

Paul HearneAge: 48 disabled Washington lawyer who used his influence to make significant advancements for people with disabilities. In addition to founding and heading several national organiz…

Chick Hearn 2002 Deaths

Chick HearnAge: 85 Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster, whose play-by-play announcing told the story of nine NBA championships and was revered by generations of Southern California sports fans; int…

Mary I

England's Queen Mary I was the fourth monarch of the Tudor dynasty, whose five-year reign was marked by a brief return to Catholicism in the midst of the English Reformation. She was the only child o…

Mary

Mary is the mother of Jesus of Nazareth in Christian and Islamic scriptures. Catholicism and some other Christian traditions honor her as a special saint, the "blessed virgin," who hears and acts upon…

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene is one of several women who followed and "provided for" Jesus of Nazareth during his traveling ministry, according to Christian scriptures. Mary Magdalene is also variously portrayed i…

Roger Maris

Roger Maris hit 61 home runs in 1961 to break baseball's single-season record of 60, set by Babe Ruth in 1927. Maris set the new record after a spirited season-long duel with fellow New York Yankee Mi…

Mary Shelley

Name at birth: Mary Wollstonecraft GodwinEnglish author Mary Godwin Shelley wrote Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus and was second wife of the great poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Godwin was the…

Marie Antoinette

Name at birth: Maria AntoniaMarie Antoinette was the Queen of France during the French Revolution. Resented by the French citizenry for her foreign birth and extravagant lifestyle, Marie has gone down…