Icon of deaf culture known for being the inspiration behind the creation of Connecticut’s American School for the Deaf. She was one of the school’s six original students during its opening in April 1817.
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|FULL NAME:||Alice Cogswell|
|BIRTH DATE:||August 31, 1805|
|AGE:||214 years old|
Alice Cogswell is a Activist. She and her father died just thirteen days apart, with her father dying first. She lost her hearing as a result of cerebra-spinal meningitis, then referred to as “spotted fever,” as a two-year-old.
DID YOU KNOW Statues of her with Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet stand at the American School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University.
FACT She and Helen Keller are two important deaf historical figures.
Currently, Alice Cogswell is 214 years old. She will celebrate her 215th birthday on a Saturday, August 31st. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Alice Cogswell’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgo’s life pursuit is to do the right thing and a secret desire to love and be loved in return. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, books, nature, cleanliness and dislike rudeness, asking for help and taking center stage. The strengths of this sign are: loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.
Alice Cogswell was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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