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Births

  • November 25 - Charles-Michel de l'Épée - French Abbé and Educator of the Deaf. Épée is known as the "Father of the Deaf." He learned and then developed a form of sign language from two deaf sisters who used the signs to communicate with each other.[1]


References

  1. "Charles Michel, Abbé de l' Epée Biography." Biography.com. A&E Television Networks. Accessed on March 10, 2008.