Posts Tagged ‘1836’

September 30

The Rev. Charles Henry Olive Daniel, Provost of Worchester College, Oxford, was born on the last day of September in 1836. One of the beloved teachers of his period and a scholar of note, he yet was able to devote much of his leisure to the operation of a press which he had begun as [...]

January 21

“I have to apologize to my kind readers,” wrote Editor James Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald on this date in 1836, “for the want of my usual life today.” He went on to describe an attack upon his person in which he was severely caned by Col. James Watson, editor of the Courier [...]