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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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1768 – He was born near Loch Fannich, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland. Scottish-born American furniture designer, a leading exponent of the Neoclassical style, sometimes considered the greatest of all American cabinetmakers. 1784 – The Fife family went to the United States, settling in Albany, New York, where Duncan worked as an apprentice cabinetmaker and eventually ..

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1775 – Francis Cabot Lowell was born on April 7th in Newburyport, Massachusetts. American textile industrialist. 1793 – Graduated from Harvard and worked in his uncle’s mercantile firm. 1810 – He traveled to England for heath reasons and was impressed by the textile factories in Lancashire. 1812 – Joined his Nathan Appleton and his brother-in-law, ..

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