1793 – Born on January 6th in Selma, Pennsylvania. American politician and founder of Lafayette College. 1812 – Was a colonel in the United States Army during the war. 1813 – He was admitted to the bar. 1826 – Was an instrument in the founding of Lafayette College. He became the president of the board ..
1856 – Carl Peters, born on the 24th of September in Germany. He was a German traveller in Africa, one of the founders of German East Africa (East Africa, today’s Tanzania), was born at Neuhaus on the Elbe, the son of a Lutheran clergyman. 1879 – He studied at Göttingen, Tübingen and Berlin, and was ..
1912 – David Packard, born on the 7th of September in Pueblo, Colorado. He was a cofounder of Hewlett-Packard. 1934 – He received his B.A. from Stanford University. 1938 – He returned from New York to Stanford. 1939 – He received a master’s in electrical engineering and he married Lucile Salter with whom he had ..
Reverend Sun Myung Moon is the founder and spiritual leader of the Unification Church and its institutional successor, the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. The broader Unification Movement includes foundations and enterprises operating in the realms of religion, academia, the arts, media, sports, agriculture, technology, ocean enterprises, and more. Born into a farming ..
1928 – Born on March 19th in Astoria, New York. 1951 – Married to Joan Drummond on May 19th. 1964-1966 – Appeared in the television series Secret Agent as John Drake. 1967-1968 – Appeared in the television series The Prisoner as Number Six. 1975 – Received an Emmy Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy or ..
1909 – Born on February 16th in Manchester, New Hampshire. American fast food businessman who established the first McDonald’s restaurant. 1937 – Opened a hot dog stand in Monrovia, California. 1940 – Opened a barbeque drive-in. 1948 – Together with his brother with Maurice McDonald, he co-founded the 1st McDonald’s restaurant serving burgers, french fries ..
1855 – Born on March 13th in Boston, Massachusettts. An American astronomer who predicted the existence of Pluto. 1876 – Graduated from Harvard University. 1886-1906 – Author of the books, Chosön: The Land of the Morning Calm, The Soul of the Far East, Noto, Occult Japan, Mars and Mars and It’s Canals. – ..
1922 – Born on August 24th in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada. 1941-1943 – Graduated from Law at Laval University. 1947 – Married to Louise L’Heureux on May 3rd and they had three children. 1968 – He co-founded the Mouvement Souverainet-Association, which the following year combined with other separatist groups to form the Parti Quebecois. Levesque ..
1824 – Richard King, born on the 10th of July in New York City to poor Irish parents. He was a riverman, steamboat entrepreneur, livestock capitalist, and founder of the King Ranch. He was reared in Orange County, New York, until age nine, when he was indentured to a jeweler in Manhattan. 1835 – 1841 ..
1906 – Soichiro Honda, born on the 17th of November in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. The eldest son of a blacksmith who repaired bicycles, the young Soichiro had only an elementary school education when, in his teens, he left home to seek his fortune in Tokyo. He was a mechanical engineer with a passion for motorcycle ..