1909 – Born on February 16th in Manchester, New Hampshire. American fast food businessman who established the first McDonald’s restaurant.
1937 – Opened a hot dog stand in Monrovia, California.
1940 – Opened a barbeque drive-in.
1948 – Together with his brother with Maurice McDonald, he co-founded the 1st McDonald’s restaurant serving burgers, french fries and milkshakes.
1953 – Accepted franchising with Dave Fox.
1954 – Partnered with Ray Kroc and later become McDonald’s Corporation.
1961 – The sold franchise rights to Ray Kroc.
1998 – Died on July 14th in Manchester, New Hampshire.