1848 – Born on the 24th of June in Quincy, Massachusetts. 1870 – He graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and studied at Harvard Law School. 1895 – He published "The Law of Civilisation and Decay". 1900 – He predicted in America’s Economic Supremacy that New York would become the world trade center. 1927 – ..
1273 – Abulfeda was born at Damascus, where his father Malik ul-Afdal, brother of the prince of Hamah, had fled from the Mongols. He was a descendant of Ayyub, the father of Saladin. 1285 – In his boyhood he devoted himself to the study of the Qur’an and the sciences, but from his twelfth year ..