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Rebecca

Daughter of Isaac the Jew, in love with Ivanhoe. Rebecca, with her father and Ivanhoe, being taken prisoners, are confined in Front de Boeuf's castle. Rebecca is taken to the turret chamber…

Cabinet Members Under Harding

Secretary of State Charles E. Hughes, 1921Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon, 1921Secretary of War John W. Weeks, 1921Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty, 1921Postmaster General Will H…

Hard By

Near. Hard means close, pressed close together; hence firm or solid, in close proximity to. “Hard by a sheltering wood.” David Mallet: Edwin and Emma. Source: Dictionary of …

Hard

meaning difficult, is like the French dur; as, “hard of hearing,” “qui a l'oreille dure; ” “a hard word,” “un terme dur; ” “'tis a hard…

Miles Davis

Miles Davistrumpet player, jazz composerBorn: 5/26/1926Birthplace: Alton, Illinois A prominent jazz trumpeter of the 1950s and '60s who pioneered new styles such as cool jazz, hard bop and fus…

Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black was a 13-year-old middle school student when she became an Internet and music sensation because of "Friday," a painfully catchy pop song that brought her widespread scorn -- and lots of …

Rebecca West

Name at birth: Cicily Isabel FairfieldRebecca West published her first novel in 1918, The Return of the Soldier. She is perhaps best known for her journalistic studies of the Nazi war crimes trials i…

Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn is the blonde model who starred as the sexy mutant Mystique in the X-Men series of movies. Rebecca Romijn was a major model in the 1990s, perhaps being one small notch below the extra-s…

Rebecca Lobo

A forward and center with a scorer's touch, Rebecca Lobo was a star of the University of Connecticut's women's basketball teams of the mid-1990s. In 1995 she led UConn to a 35-0 record and the NCAA c…

Rebecca Cole

Rebecca ColephysicianBorn: 1846Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cole was the second black woman to graduate from medical school (1867). She joined Dr. Elizabet…