1916 – Jacobs Bernard was born.
1972 – President of Shubert Organization.
– Long the president of The Shubert Organizations, Mr. Jacobs’ canny ability to spot successful shows,
– His extensive knowledge of theatrical production, his keen eye for the bottom line and his formidable skills as a negotiator made him one of the most important and influential people of his time in the American Theatre.
– He was intimately involved in the affairs and successes of the National Theatre for nearly two decades, combining a canny business acumen with good taste and an unerring sense for the public’s theatrical taste.
1996 – Died on the 27th of August.