1878 – Born on the 18th of October in Brooklyn, New York. 1898 – He took his bachelor’s degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. 1900 – He received his masters degree from Yale University. 1912 – He entered investment banking, being in the employ of a New York Stock Exchange member firm. 1917 – ..
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 ..