A. S. Neill Birthday, Date of Birth

A. S. Neill

Alexander Sutherland Neill (17 October 1883 – 23 September 1973) was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophies of freedom from adult coercion and community self-governance. Raised in Scotland, he was a poor student, but became a schoolteacher at several schools across the country before attending the University of Edinburgh in 1908–1912. He took two jobs in journalism before World War I, and taught at Gretna Green Village School during the first year of the war, writing his first book, A Dominie's Log (1915), as a diary of his life as head teacher. He joined the staff of a school in Dresden in 1921, founding Summerhill on his return to England in 1924. Summerhill received widespread renown in the 1920s to 1930s and then in the 1960s to 1970s, due to progressive and counter-culture interest. Neill wrote 20 books in his lifetime, his bestseller being the 1960 Summerhill, a compilation of four previous books on his school, read widely among the free school movement in the 1960s onwards.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, October 17, 1883
Place of Birth
Forfar
Age
137
Star Sign

The October 17, 1883 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 289 day of the year. President of the United States was Chester Arthur.

If you were born on this day, you are 137 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, October 17, 2020, 9 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in 355 days. You have lived for 50,048 days, or about 1,201,153 hours, or about 72,069,226 minutes, or about seconds.

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News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 17, 1883

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ARMY AND NAVY NEWS.

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