1371 – He was born this year in Kunyang, Yunnan province, China. He grew up speaking Arabic and Chinese, learning much about the world to the west and its geography and customs. 1381 – After the Ming army conquered Yunnan, he was taken captive as a young boy in this year. He was castrated, ..
1874- Born in Van Hornesville, New York; birth of a US businessman, diplomat, and lawyer -statesman who helped solve REPARATION Problems arising from World War 1 1912 -He practiced law privately -When he joined the General Electric Company as general counsel; he later served as board chairman of that firm (1922-34, 1942-44) 1919-1929 ..
1878- Born on September 22 -Japan’s most important prime minister immediately following World War II. 1906-He received a law degree from Tokyo Imperial University and later served as ambassador to Italy (1930-32) and to Britain (1936-39). 1945-Yoshida tried to negotiate a surrender with the allies but was imprisoned for two months. 1946-He served as foreign ..
US educator president of University of Oregon 1954-1960 president of University of Minnesota..
1595 – Edward Winslow, born on the 18th of October in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England. He was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. 1917 – Moved to Holland, where he united with John Robinson’s church at Leiden. 1620 – He was one of the Mayflower pilgrims who emigrated to New England. 1624 – 1647 – ..
1832 – Born in Homer, New York on the 7th of November. 1853 – Graduating from Yale, White spent three years studying in Europe before returning to the United States as a professor of history and English literature at the University of Michigan. 1865 – White and Western Union tycoon Ezra Cornell founded Cornell University ..
1918 – Born in Nbawsi, Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria on Tuesday Ist January. 1939-1943 – Jaja Wachuku was Secretary of the Association of Students of African Descent (ASAD) in Ireland. Wachuku was the First African Laureate in Oratory of the Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. 1941 – He was elected ..
1909 – Born at Pantanaw on the 22nd of January. 1948 – He asked Thant to join him in Rangoon and appointed him as Director of Broadcasting. 1951-1957 – Thant was Secretary to the Prime Minister, writing speeches for U Nu, arranging his foreign travel, and meeting foreign visitors. 1955 – He also took part ..
1878 – Born on May 10th in Berlin, Germany. German politician and diplomat. – He wrote critical essays on the Utopia of Thomas More and the lyrics of D.F. Strauss, historical pieces on Bismarck (and later, on Napoleon), and acted as spokesman for his student association. 1901 – Stresemann entered the real world of ..