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Events 1 - 6 of 6
1868-12-01 - John D. Rockefeller begins anti oil war
1870-01-10 - John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil
1882-01-02 - Because of anti-monopoly laws, Standard Oil is organized as a trust
1882-08-05 - Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
1911-05-15 - Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act)
1916-09-29 - John D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller (1839-07-08)
1839-07-08 - John D. Rockefeller, Richford New York, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil), (d. 1937)
1857-11-05 - Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)
Deaths 1 - 1 of 1