Today in Standard Oil History

Historical Events


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1868-12-01 John D. Rockefeller begins anti oil war

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller

Famous Birthdays


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1839-07-08 John D. Rockefeller, Richford New York, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil), (d. 1937)

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller
  • 1857-11-05 Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)

Famous Deaths


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1937-05-23 John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller