FYI June 16, 2020

On This Day

1836 – The formation of the London Working Men’s Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
The London Working Men’s Association was an organisation established in London in 1836.[1] It was one of the foundations of Chartism. The founders were William Lovett, Francis Place and Henry Hetherington. They appealed to skilled workers rather than the mass of unskilled factory labourers. They were associated with Owenite socialism and the movement for general education.


Born On This Day

1738 – Mary Katherine Goddard, American publisher (d. 1816)[14]
Mary Katherine Goddard (June 16, 1738 – August 12, 1816) was an early American publisher, and the postmaster of the Baltimore Post Office from 1775 to 1789. She was the second printer to print the Declaration of Independence. Her copy, the Goddard Broadside, was commissioned by Congress in 1777, and was the first to include the names of the signatories.[1][2]

In 1998, Goddard was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame.[3]




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The Pete Duel Memorial Site: Peter Deuel: “The Fan Letters I Answer First”
“The one type of fan I dislike is the negative kind. A clown who has to put others down to feel like a big deal only demonstrates appalling insecurity in my opinion!”






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