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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 ..

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  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 ..

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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 ..

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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..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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