1878 – Born in Warsaw on the 22nd of July. 1898 – He used Janusz Korczak as a writing pseudonym in Ignacy Paderewski’s literary contest. 1890 – He studied in the Flying University. 1898–1904 – Korczak studied medicine in Warsaw and also wrote for several Polish language newspapers. 1905–1906 – He served as a military ..
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Swedish economist and economic historian developed initial formulation of Heckscher-Ohlin theory teacher of Bertil Ohlin 2 / 5 (..
1905 – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 1st of April. 1933 – Her husband died from cancer, and Hale struggled to support her children through the Great Depression. 1969 – Lorraine brought a mother and child who were addicted to drugs to Hale’s home. 1973 – Clara founded Hale House to help more babies ..
998? – Born of an English-Saxon nationality. She was the wife of the Danish Lord Leofric, the Earl of Mercia (who was given land by King Canute). 1057 – She and Leofric got in a dispute over the taxes he had levied on the growing city of Coventry, and he challenged her to ride naked ..
1943 – David Geffen was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York, on the 21st of February to Abraham and Batya Geffen. He has an older brother Mitchell. He started in the music business as an agent and quickly became one of the top agents in the industry. He earned a reputation as being the ..
1780 – Elizabeth Fry, born on the 21st of May in Gurney Court, off Magdalen Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England to a Quaker family. Her family home as a child was Earlham Hall, Norwich, which is now part of the University of East Anglia. She was a prison reformer, social reformer and philanthropist. 1800 – She ..
1854 – Born on July 12th in Waterville, New York. Eastman, George American inventor and philanthropist, who played a leading role in transforming photography from an expensive hobby of a few devotees into a relatively inexpensive and immensely popular pastime. Inventor of the Kodak camera. 1884 – Eastman patented the first film in roll form ..
1961 – She was born on the 1st day of July this year in Parkhouse, Sandringham, England. During her parents’ acrimonious divorce over Lady Althorp’s adultery with wallpaper heir Peter Shand Kydd, Diana’s mother took her two youngest children to live in an apartment in London’s Knightsbridge, where Diana attended a local day school. 1975 ..
US aluminum businessman and philanthropist 1910-1928 – Served as president of Aluminum Co. of America (Alcoa). 1928-1957 – Became the chairman of Aluminum Co. of America. Founder and eponym of Arthur Vining Davis Foundations 2.7 / 5 ( ..