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Famous People Born on Major Holidays

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Isaac Newton
> Born on: Dec. 25, 1642
> Holiday: Christmas
> Hometown: Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, England
>Occupation: Scientist

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Nathaniel Hawthorne
> Born on: July 4, 1804
> Holiday: Independence Day
> Hometown: Salem, MA
>Occupation: Writer

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Clara Barton
> Born on: Dec. 25, 1821
> Holiday: Christmas
> Hometown: Oxford, MA
>Occupation: Nurse, founder of the American Red Cross

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Stephen Foster
> Born on: July 4, 1826
> Holiday: Independence Day
> Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
>Occupation: Songwriter

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Pud Galvin
> Born on: Dec. 25, 1856
> Holiday: Christmas
> Hometown: St. Louis, MO
>Occupation: Baseball player

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