British (US-born) financier and investor founder and eponym of Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion 1972 (1st awarded 19..
US abolitionist and novelist wrote novels "Uncle Tom's Cabin, or, Life Among the Lowly" 1852 (previously published serially in "The National Era" 1851-1852), "Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp" 1856, "The Minister's Wooing" 1859, "The Pearl of Orr's Island" 1862, "Oldtown Folks" 1869 daughter of Lyman Beecher sister of Henry ..
1797 – Gerrit Smith, born on the 6th of March in Utica, Oneida County, New York. He was a leading United States social reformer, abolitionist, politician, and philanthropist. 1818 – After graduating at Hamilton College, he assumed the management of the vast estate of his father, Peter Smith, long a partner of John Jacob Astor, ..
Indian aviator and cosmonaut 1st Indian in space 1..
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 ..