1887 – Dean Witter was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. 1891 – He moved to California with his family, and after purchasing country land tracts in various areas of the state, the family moved to San Carlos on the Peninsula and eventually settled in Berkeley. 1909 – Dean Witter graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. ..
US (Polish-born) author immigrated to US 1942 (naturalized US citizen 1950) wrote juvenile novel "Shadow of a Bull" 1964 (Newbery M..
US automobile businessman president of General Motors Corp. 1941-1953 Secretary of Defense..
1868 – Born on February 10th in Emporia, Kansas. Known as The Sage of Emporia. White is the author of the famous editorial, "What’s the Matter with Kansas?". 1892 – The editorial writer of The Kansas City Star. 1893 – Married to Sallie Lindsay on April 27th. 1895 – Owner of The Emporia Gazette. Under ..
1934 – He was born on the 28th day of January this year in Lakewood, Florida. He attended Warren G. Harding High School in Warren, Ohio, before he attended Hiram College. 1956 – He played Major League Baseball first baseman for the New York and San Francisco Giants. 1959 – He played ..
1932 – He was born on the 4th day of March of this year. 1969 – Wells had worked for Warner Brothers as its Vice President of West Coast in this year, then in 1973 as President, and in 1977 as Vice Chairman. 1982 – He left the company this year. 1984 ..
1942 – Born on August 21st in Germany. German politician and political economist. – Ernst Welteke, the president of the Bundesbank, which oversees Germany’s banks, lost his job because of an expensive weekend. 1974 – Member of the Hessian State Parliament. 1994 – The finance minister of Hesse. 1999 – President of Deutsche ..
1864 – He was born on the 21st day of April this year in Erfurt, Germany. He began his career at the University of Berlin, and later worked at Freiburg University, University of Heidelberg, University of Vienna and University of Munich. He was influential in contemporary German politics, being an advisor to Germany’s negotiators at ..
US lawyer, politician, and publisher Representative from Georgia 1891-1893 (Populist) Populist presidential candidate 1904 Senator from Georgia 1921-1922 (Democratic) subject of C. Vann Woodward's biography "Tom Watson: Agrarian Rebel&..
1838 – John Wanamaker was born on July 11th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. United States department store merchant. 1858 – A devout Presbyterian, he founded the Bethany Sunday School, and supported temperance and the Pennsylvania Blue Laws. 1861 – After a few years as secretary of the Philadelphia Young Men’s Christian Association, he and his new ..