US electrical and telephone businessman president of Western Electric Co. 1908-1919 chairman of Western Electric Co. 1919-1921 president of AT&T 1919-1925 chairman of AT&T..
1806 – Moses Taylor, born on the 11th of January in New York. He was a 19th century New York merchant and banker and one of the wealthiest men of that century. 1821 – Began his career at age 15 at J. D. Brown shippers, but soon moved to a clerk’s position in the firm ..
1829 – The German-born American clothing manufacturer was born on the 26th day of February this year in Buttenheim in Franconia, he was Lob Strauss in real life. 1847 – He, his mother and two sisters moved to New York City to join his brothers Jonas and Louis Lob in their dry goods ..
1941 – Born on August 3rd in Jersey City, New Jersey. An American entrepreneur and domestic lifestyle innovator who built a catering business into an international media and home furnishing corporation, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. 1961 – She married a law student, Andrew Stewart while studying at Barnard College on March 23rd. 1963 – She ..
Indian aviator and cosmonaut 1st Indian in ..
US author, clergyman, and evangelist ordained minister of Reformed Church in America 1950 founded Garden Grove Community Church 1955 founded "Hour of Power" television ministry 1970 founded Robert H. Schuller Center for Possibility Thinkers 1976 commissioned Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California (compl..
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 ..
US oil industrialist and philanthropist organized Standard Oil Co. 1870 founded University of Ch..
US entertainment businessman as employee of family business, National Amusements Co., conceived and oversaw introduction of movie theater multiplexes to replace drive-ins president of National Amusements Co. 1967– CEO of National Amusements Co. 1967– chairman of National Amusements Co. 1986– chairman of Viacom Inc. 1987– oversaw Viacom's acquisition of ..
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 ..