1882 – John Rabe, born on the 23rd of November in Hamburg, Germany. He was a German businessman whose Nanjing Safety Zone sheltered some 200,000 Chinese from slaughter during the Nanjing Massacre. 1910 – 1938 – He worked for the Siemens AG China Corporation in Shenyang, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and later Nanjing. 1937 – In ..
1884 – Irving Price was born. An American toy manufacturer. 1930 – Irving was the co-founder and co-eponym of Fischer-Price Toys together with Herman Fish..
1768 – He was born near Loch Fannich, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland. Scottish-born American furniture designer, a leading exponent of the Neoclassical style, sometimes considered the greatest of all American cabinetmakers. 1784 – The Fife family went to the United States, settling in Albany, New York, where Duncan worked as an apprentice cabinetmaker and eventually ..
US gymnast won gold medal in Olympic women's individual all-around gymnastics 2004 won silver medal in Olympic women's beam gymnastics 2004 co-won silver medal in Olympic women's team all-around gymnastics 2..
1864 – Born on the 3rd of June in Geneva, Ohio. 1894 – He was famous for his racing on the Beaches of Florida at Ormond and Daytona. 1897 – He founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, Michigan. 1900 – He built an elaborate Queen Anne-Style mansion on South Washington Avenue in Lansing. ..
US aircraft industrialist co-founder and co-eponym of McDonnell Douglas Corp. 1..
US administrator and businessman Secretary of Defense 1957-1..
Japanese electrical industrialist founder and eponym of Matsushita Co. 1..
1775 – Francis Cabot Lowell was born on April 7th in Newburyport, Massachusetts. American textile industrialist. 1793 – Graduated from Harvard and worked in his uncle’s mercantile firm. 1810 – He traveled to England for heath reasons and was impressed by the textile factories in Lancashire. 1812 – Joined his Nathan Appleton and his brother-in-law, ..
US businessman and cereal manufacturer founder and eponym of W. K. Kellogg Co. 1906 collaborated with his brother John H. Kell..