1882 – John Rabe, born on the 23rd of November in Hamburg, Germany. He was a German businessman whose Nanjing Safety Zone sheltered some 200,000 Chinese from slaughter during the Nanjing Massacre. 1910 – 1938 – He worked for the Siemens AG China Corporation in Shenyang, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and later Nanjing. 1937 – In ..
US educator 1st air force officer to win Rhodes scholarship chancellor of University of Pittsburgh 1967-1991 2.4 / 5 ( ..
US conspirator with John Wilkes Booth attempted assassin of William Seward 1865 executed 2.8 / 5 ( ..
US football coach and Republican politician head football coach for University of Nebraska 1973-1998 (won national titles 1994, 1995) Representative from Nebraska 2001– 3 / 5 ( ..
1864 – Born on the 3rd of June in Geneva, Ohio. 1894 – He was famous for his racing on the Beaches of Florida at Ormond and Daytona. 1897 – He founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, Michigan. 1900 – He built an elaborate Queen Anne-Style mansion on South Washington Avenue in Lansing. ..
1959 – Born on the 16th of October in Brazil. 1988 – He was the President of Morris Air Corporation. 1999 – He became the Chief Executive Officer of Open- Skies. 2000 – He started his own airline JetBlue which eventually became one of the most profitable airlines in the States. The same year he ..
US musician, photographer, and activist for vegetarianism and animal rights wrote vegetarian cookbooks "Linda McCartney's Home Cooking" 1989, "Linda's Kitchen" 1996, photograph collection "Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era" 1992 founded line of frozen vegetarian dinners 1991 wife of Paul McCartney 1969 2.5 / 5 ( ..
US actress and stripper subject of musical "Gypsy" 1959 2.7 / 5 ( ..
1902 – Born- October, 5th, in Chicago, Illinois 1919 – After the war, Kroc became a jazz pianist, playing with the Isham Jones and Harry Sosnick orchestras. 1922-1984 – Married 3 times. One child. 1922 – Upon his first marriage, he went to work for the Lily-Tulip Cup Company, but soon ..
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 ..