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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…

Hearn, Lafcadio

(Encyclopedia) Hearn, Lafcadio lăfkä´dēō hûrn, 1850–1904, American-Japanese author, b. Lefkás, Ionian Islands, of Irish-Greek parentage. After a difficult childhood, he was educated in Ireland,…

Hearne, Samuel

(Encyclopedia) Hearne, Samuel hûrn, 1745–92, British fur trader, explorer in N Canada. He entered the British navy at the age of 11 and saw service in the naval battles of the Seven Years War. In…

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 compiling a 17-9…

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…

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;…

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…

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…

Mari

(Encyclopedia) Mari, city, Turkmenistan: see Mary.

Mary

(Encyclopedia) Mary, in the New Testament. 1 Mary, the Virgin. 2 Mary Magdalene. 3 Wife of Cleophas. 4 Mary of Bethany, sister of Lazarus and Martha. She sat at Jesus' feet while Martha served.…