Today in Tycoon History

Business Topics: Banker - Bankruptcy - Business People - Companies - Financier - Industrialist - Inflation - Merchant - Philanthropist - Stock Exchanges - Wall Street

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

1957-04-06 - Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.
1986-11-01 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 13 of 13

1841-12-05 - Marcus Daly, American mining tycoon (d. 1900)
1846-02-09 - Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (d. 1904)
1857-08-15 - Albert Ballin, German shipping tycoon (d. 1918)
1857-09-13 - Milton S. Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company) and philanthropist, (d. 1945)
1898-02-10 - Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon)
1907-12-25 - Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (d. 1988)
1910-09-14 - Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (d. 2003)
1916-02-17 - Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)
1923-05-11 - Vincent Gordon Lindsay White, tycoon
1930-09-08 - Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon
1934-02-27 - Van Williams, Fort Worth, Texas, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon)
Chocolate Tycoon Milton S. HersheyChocolate Tycoon Milton S. Hershey (1857-09-13) 1938-04-22 - Alan Bond, tycoon/yachtsman
1946-10-22 - Kelvin MacKenzie, British media tycoon

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 11 of 11

1893-06-21 - Leland Stanford, American business tycoon and founder of Stanford University
1904-01-26 - Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (b. 1846)
1912-11-28 - Walter Benona Sharp, American oil tycoon (b. 1870)
1945-10-13 - Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company), dies at 86
1988-12-26 - Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (b. 1907)
1995-08-04 - J Howard Smith Oil Tycoon, dies
1995-08-23 - Vincent Gordon Lindsay White, tycoon, dies at 72
1997-04-16 - Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66
2002-07-07 - Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian business tycoon (b. 1933)
2003-04-17 - Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (b. 1910)
2008-08-17 - Franco Sensi, Italian oil tycoon and president of A.S. Roma


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