1511 – He was born on the 29th day of September this year in Villanueva de Sijena, Huesca, Spain. His paternal ancestors came from the hamlet of Serveto, in the Aragonian Pyrenees, which gave the family their surname. The maternal line descended from Jewish Conversos of the Monzón area.1526 – He was very gifted in ..
1908 – He was born on the 28th day of April of this year in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary now Svitavy, Czech Republic. 1928 – On the 6th day of March this year, Schindler married Emilie Pelzl, daughter of Josef and Maria Pelzl. The marriage was childless. 1938 – He was exposed and jailed in ..
1745 – Born on the 7th of October in New York City, New York. 1776 – His home served as a barracks during the British occupation of New York. 1784 – Colonel Rutgers was elected to the New York Legislature, where he served several terms. 1802 – He served on the New York Board of ..
US Republican politician 1st administrator of Environmental Protection Agency 1970-1973, 1983-1985 (EPA) acting director of FBI 1973 deputy attorney general 1973 following resignation of Elliot Richardson, resigned rather than follow Richard Nixon's orders to fire Archibald Cox as special prosecu..
1831 – Born on the 22th of September. 1861-1865 – Supported the Union during the Civil war. 1853 – Husband of Martha Roosevelt and father of Theodore Roosevelt. 1878 – He died on the 9th of February. – Father of Theodore Roosevelt Jr., the 26th president of the ..
US oil industrialist and philanthropist organized Standard Oil Co. 1870 founded University of Chicago 1..
US philanthropist chairman of Rockefeller Foundation 1952-1971 founder and 1st president of Asia Society 1956-1964 grandson of John D. Rockefeller ..
1919 – born in Junin, Argentina 1934-1935– around these years, she traveled to Buenos Aires at age 15 1945 – on October 21, became the 2nd wife of Juan Peron of Argentina 1946 – First Lady of Argentina until her death 1947 – during her "Rainbow Tour" of Europe, Eva Perón was featured on ..
1795 – Born on the 18th of February. 1812 – While serving as a volunteer in the War. 1814 – Peabody met Elisha Riggs, provided financial backing for the wholesale dry goods firm of Peabody, Riggs, and Company. 1816 – Peabody moved to Baltimore, where he would live for the next 20 years. 1830 – ..
1696 – James Edward Oglethorpe, born on the 22nd of December in London, England. He was an English general, a philanthropist, and a founder of the state of Georgia. 1714 – He entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford. – And joined the army of Prince Eugène. 1716 – 1717 – Through the recommendation of the ..