Today in Industrialist History

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Historical Events

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1847-10-01 - German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 80 of 80

1685-01-07 - Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)
1720-01-30 - Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)
1768-05-03 - Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (d. 1838)
1768-06-09 - Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)
1790-04-30 - John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
1791-02-12 - Peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)
1795-05-07 - Gerhard M Roentgen, industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)
1795-12-22 - Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)
1801-03-23 - Peterus D Regout, Dutch industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht)
1812-09-12 - Richard Hoe, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1886)
Inventor/Industrialist Samuel ColtInventor/Industrialist Samuel Colt (1814-07-19) 1814-07-19 - Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), (d. 1862)
1814-08-10 - Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890)
1816-06-19 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899)
1822-02-09 - Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
1823-06-30 - Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Indian industrialist (d. 1901)
1826-12-08 - Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist
1827-08-22 - Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (d. 1906)
1829-03-19 - Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
1833-03-09 - Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)
1835-11-25 - Andrew Carnegie, Scottish/US industrialist/philanthropist
1836-03-30 - Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German industrialist/politician
1838-12-11 - Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG)
1839-03-03 - Jamsetji Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1904)
1840-03-16 - Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931)
1842-06-11 - Carl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (d. 1934)
1842-12-03 - Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (d. 1899)
1843-11-25 - Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
Industrialist André MichelinIndustrialist André Michelin (1853-01-16) 1853-01-16 - Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)
1858-02-28 - Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)
1860-12-31 - Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937)
1861-09-23 - Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
1861-09-30 - William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)
1863-06-04 - Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician
1863-07-30 - Henry Ford, Dearborn Township Michigan, industrialist and auto maker (Ford- model T), (d. 1947)
1866-05-05 - Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (d. 1938)
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford (1863-07-30) 1866-08-13 - Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)
1868-12-20 - Harvey Firestone, Columbia, Ohio, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road, (d. 1938)
1870-12-25 - Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (d. 1965)
1880-06-21 - Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker (d. 1941)
1881-01-13 - Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist (d. 1961)
1882-04-28 - Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
1883-12-27 - Cyrus S. Eaton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate (d. 1979)
Steel Magnate Cyrus S. EatonSteel Magnate Cyrus S. Eaton (1883-12-27) 1891-03-12 - George W. Mason, American industrialist (d. 1954)
1894-04-10 - Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist (d. 1983)
1894-11-27 - Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
1895-01-04 - Leroy Grumman, American industrialist (d. 1982)
1898-05-21 - Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)
1899-03-14 - K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992)
1901-07-13 - Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)
1901-09-04 - William Lyons, Blackpool, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), (d. 1985)
1904-07-29 - J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1993)
Mr Jaguar William LyonsMr Jaguar William Lyons (1901-09-04) 1907-02-06 - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor
1908-04-11 - Masura Ibuka, industrialist
1908-06-30 - Monica Maurice, industrialist
1908-09-01 - Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
1909-08-10 - Frank Bowden, industrialist/landowner
1910-02-12 - Lee Byung Chull, Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)
1911-01-29 - Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)
1914-12-25 - James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (d. 2007)
1916-05-08 - João Havelange, Brazilian industrialist
1917-12-27 - Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)
1920-01-07 - Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, engineer/Industrialist
1920-07-08 - Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish industrialist (Lego Group) (d. 1995)
1921-04-13 - Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, industrialist
1922-01-20 - Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)
1923-05-11 - Lord Gordon "Gordy" White, English industrialist/multi-millionaire
1927-02-02 - Friedrich K Flick, German industrialist
1931-08-20 - Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)
1931-11-13 - Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
1934-05-10 - William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
1934-12-14 - Petrus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist
1937-12-28 - Ratan Tata, Indian industrialist
1939-10-05 - Walter Wolf, Slovenian-born Canadian industrialist
1942-01-09 - Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung
1943-03-02 - Gordon Black, English industrialist
1944-09-04 - Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
1944-11-14 - Aditya Biria, industrialist
1950-06-15 - Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
1957-11-06 - Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
1970-05-30 - Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

1957-07-28 - "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 53 of 53

1652-06-19 - Louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64
1761-06-02 - Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1685)
1778-03-07 - Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)
1792-08-03 - Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (b. 1732)
1806-03-17 - David Dale, industrialist & philanthropist, dies
1817-08-07 - Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French industrialist (b. 1739)
1838-10-01 - Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (b. 1768)
1841-02-13 - Thomas Ainsworth, English/Dutch industrialist, dies at 45
1878-02-18 - Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76
1879-12-06 - Erastus Brigham Bigelow, American industrialist (b. 1814)
1883-04-04 - Peter Cooper, American industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (b. 1791)
1892-12-06 - E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75
1895-07-19 - Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73
1897-10-19 - George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (b. 1831)
1899-09-17 - Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (b. 1842)
1899-10-30 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1816)
1901-10-19 - Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)
1913-01-18 - Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at 49
1915-06-20 - Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies
1919-08-11 - Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
1930-10-15 - Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (b. 1866)
1931-11-11 - Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (b. 1840)
1932-03-12 - Ivar Kreuger, "Swedish Match King" industrialist, commits suicide
1932-03-14 - George Eastman, US industrialist (Kodak-camera), suicide at 77
1934-07-12 - Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877)
1937-03-11 - Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (b. 1860)
1937-05-23 - John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla
Oil Industrialist John D. RockefellerOil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller (1937-05-23) 1937-05-23 - John D Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97
1938-05-09 - Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (b. 1866)
1942-03-12 - Robert Bosch, German industrialist (b. 1861)
1947-04-08 - Henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies at 83
1955-06-11 - Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered
1957-01-25 - Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese industrialist and Minister of Commerce and Industry (b. 1873)
1964-02-18 - Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Quebec inventor and industrialist (b. 1907)
1967-07-30 - Alfried Krupp, German industrialist, dies at 59
1967-08-24 - Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85
Industrialist Henry J. KaiserIndustrialist Henry J. Kaiser (1967-08-24) 1972-03-29 - J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate
1982-10-17 - Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47
1983-01-11 - Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist and educator (b. 1894)
1989-04-27 - Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (b. 1894)
1992-12-13 - K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (b. 1899)
1993-11-29 - JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89
1995-08-31 - Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56
1995-09-20 - Monica Maurice, industrialist, dies at 87
1995-10-01 - Aditya Biria, industrialist, dies at 50
1996-01-21 - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor, dies at 88
1996-05-04 - Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87
1996-10-18 - Guiseppe Panini, industrialist, dies at 71
1996-11-30 - Koji Kobayashi, industrialist, dies at 89
2001-03-21 - Chung Ju-yung, Korean industrialist (b. 1915)
2002-04-27 - Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Swiss industrialist and art collector (b. 1921)
2002-04-29 - Bob Akin, American industrialist and race car driver (b. 1936)
2007-08-29 - James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)


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