#585 Jockeying for Tommy Loates


Mr Tommy Loates is listed in the Jones 1000 as being born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 6, 1867, time unknown. Well, in all fairness, the date is correct but the town is not: Loates was born in Derby (pronounced Darby) England. We have rectified his time to 10:32 AM giving him a 26 Scorpio Rising, (HS) “the fate of the old King”. McClung writes … Continue reading #585 Jockeying for Tommy Loates

#654 2-fer Karl Marx


Marc Jones has Karl Marx with a 1:30 am birth time. This gives the German political philosopher 10 Aquarius as his ascendant — [HS] “artisan in mosaic glass” the call for careful and sophisticated consideration of subtle distinctions before the execution of one’s great work.” It gets the keyword of “Planning” according to McClung as the key is keeping the end in mind. Liz Greene … Continue reading #654 2-fer Karl Marx

#27 A fool for love, Prince Alfonso


Alfonso was the eldest child of the then-reigning the Bourbon King Alfonso XIII and his wife, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and born on May 10, 1907 at 12:35 PM according to Marc Jones. He and his youngest brother Gonzalo were both hemophiliacs like their cousin Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia. Both boys kept in specially-tailored jackets to prevent injury from accidents. The Spanish Civil War … Continue reading #27 A fool for love, Prince Alfonso

#10 Envisioning Europe, Swiss leader Gustave Ador


Gustave Ador data is incorrect in the Jones 1000 — his birthday is reckoned to be November 23, 1895 in Geneva, canton of Geneva, Switzerland, but it is really a month later, December 23, 1845. Jones states that was born at 1 am we are going with an ascendant of Taurus 02 and 1 pm. His grandfather emigrated to Geneva from Vaud, an agricultural canton, … Continue reading #10 Envisioning Europe, Swiss leader Gustave Ador

#66 Actress Wendy Barrie was a relation


She was born Margeurite Wendy Jenkins in Hong Kong on April 18, 1912 to an Irish barrister and his wife, Sophia, who had been actress in Yiddish vaudeville. When she decided to follow her mother footsteps on the British stage, she adopted the name Wendy Barrie in homage of her godfather, J. M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan. Despite the connection, she is not … Continue reading #66 Actress Wendy Barrie was a relation

#98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead


Countess Sheila Birkenhead was born on May 13, 1913 at 9:50 AM in Weybridge England. Marc Jones in his Sabian Symbols cites that data as does Mrs. Lois Rodden, probably from him. She was the daughter of the newspaper proprietor 1st Viscount Camrose, and married the 2nd Earl of Birkenhead in 1935. They had two children. The Birkenheads were a distinguished literary couple: she was a … Continue reading #98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead

#44 British Actor George Arliss


George Arliss, original name Augustus George Andrews, (born April 10, 1868, London, Eng.—died Feb. 5, 1946, London from chronic bronchitis age 77). He portrayed many historic personages in motion pictures. He began his acting career in 1887 but found success when he appeared with Mrs. Patrick Campbell in London during the 1900–01 season. In 1902 he played in The Second Mrs. Tanqueray in New York City, and … Continue reading #44 British Actor George Arliss

#120 The voyage of Ernesto Bozanno


Ernesto Bozzano born January 9, 1862 in Genoa Italy. He did have a formal education but was home schooled and then self-taught. Like Marc Edmund Jones, he was impressed by the philosophical idea of Herbert Spencer and took an interest in psychic research writing more than than 60 books and 200 papers on the subject. He attributed paranormal phenomena to the survival of the human … Continue reading #120 The voyage of Ernesto Bozanno

#108 Heavenly song: Celestina Boninsegna


The diva Celestina Boninsegna was a born on 26 February 1877 in Reggio Emilia, Italy. She studied with composer Guglielmo Mattioli (1857-1924) for the opera and made her professional debut at 15 years of age. She is best known for her soulful interpretations of Verdi’s heroines, but she did have a wide repertoire including singing Rosaura in the world premiere of Pietro Mascagni’s Le Maschere … Continue reading #108 Heavenly song: Celestina Boninsegna

#114 Leonard Borwick, concert pianist


Leonard Borwick (26 February 1868 – 15 September 1925) was an English concert pianist especially associated with the music of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Early training and debuts Borwick was born in Walthamstow, Essex — East London on the River Lea — of a Staffordshire family that relocated that for business. He studied piano under Henry R. Bird; violin and viola under Alfred Gibson and … Continue reading #114 Leonard Borwick, concert pianist