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March 4 in freethought history…

March 4, 1966 – In an interview published in the London Evening Standard, John Lennon remarked that, at the time, the Beatles were more popular than Jesus in the United Kingdom. His comment went relatively unremarked in Britain, but months … Continue reading

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December 5 in freethought history…

December 5, 1899 – Neuroendocrinologist Dr. Hudson Hoagland is born in Rockaway, New Jersey. In 1944, he and Gregory Pincus founded the Worchester Foundation for Experimental Biology, which developed the birth control pill in the 1950s. He was President of the American … Continue reading

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