Financier in History

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1907-10-01 A downturn in the stock market leads to a run on the dollar; US President Theodore Roosevelt will be forced to call on financier JP Morgan to help manage the financial crisis

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • 1641-05-16 Dudley North, English financier and economist
  • 1668-05-08 Alain R Lesage, French author (Turcaret ou le Financier)
  • 1759-06-21 Alexander J. Dallas, American statesman and financier (d. 1817)
  • 1797-07-29 Daniel Drew, American financier (d. 1879)
  • 1816-12-08 August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born American financier (d. 1890)
  • 1819-11-10 Cyrus West Field, financier/success of 1st transatlantic cable
  • 1821-08-10 Jay Cooke, American financier (d. 1905)
  • 1829-03-19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1834-11-21 henrietta (Hetty) Green, American financier (Witch of Wall Street), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

The Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green
The Witch of Wall Street
Hetty Green
  • 1836-05-27 Jay Gould, US railroad executive, financier
  • 1841-07-05 William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)
  • 1856-08-12 "Diamond Jim" Brady, American financier (d. 1917)
  • 1870-08-19 Bernard Baruch, financier/presidential adviser (Cold War)
  • 1871-09-21 Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1874-01-29 John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, born in Cleveland, Ohio

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr
  • 1880-11-01 Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)

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1883-12-27 Cyrus S. Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate, born in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia (d. 1979)

Steel Magnate Cyrus S. Eaton
Steel Magnate
Cyrus S. Eaton
  • 1895-12-24 E. Roland Harriman, American financier (d. 1978)
  • 1903-07-21 Roy Neuberger, American financier
  • 1904-08-27 John Hay Whitney, American financier (d. 1982)
  • 1904-10-15 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
  • 1910-01-21 Lord Cayzer, British financier/swcheeps magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1919-03-07 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
  • 1923-04-03 John Smith, English large landowner/financier/MP (C)
  • 1923-06-14 Jack Hayward, British financier (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club)
  • 1925-12-22 Lewis Glucksman, American financier (d. 2006)
  • 1927-02-10 Viscount Cowdray, British financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1927-08-17 Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds)
  • 1933-03-16 Sandy Weill, American financier and philanthropist
  • 1934-04-22 John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1935-12-04 Robert Vesco, American financier and fugitive
  • 1938-09-29 Henry Keswick, British businessman (CEO-Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd)
  • 1942-05-20 Simon Keswick, British financier/merchant (Hong Kong)
  • 1944-07-11 Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1948-01-16 Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1949-08-30 Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)
  • 1950-03-02 Jeffrey Chodorow, American restaurateur and financier

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1998-03-27 Novelist Danielle Steel (50) weds financier Thomas James Perkins (66)

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • 1999-06-13 CNBC anchor-reporter Maria Bartiromo (31) weds son of multimillionaire financier Saul Steinberg, Jonathan Steinberg (34) in Long Island, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-08-28 Actress Cathy Moriarty (38) weds financier Joseph Gentile

  • 2004-07-24 Former MSNBC news anchor Ashleigh Banfield (36) weds real estate financier Howard Gould (31) in Kenora, Ontario
  • 2014-06-21 TV journalist Katie Couric (57) weds financier John Molner in East Hampton, New York

Famous Deaths

  • 1417-07-15 Willem J Eggert, financier (W E Center, Purmerend), dies
  • 1579-11-21 Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier
  • 1674-09-27 Robert Arnauld d'andilly, French literary/financier/translator, dies
  • 1729-03-21 John Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57
  • 1844-02-27 Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85
  • 1890-11-24 August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born financier (b. 1816)
  • 1901-10-19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)
  • 1904-02-02 William C. Whitney, American financier (b. 1841)
  • 1923-04-05 George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)
  • 1932-03-05 Takuma Dan, Japanese baron/financier/industrial, murdered
  • 1933-05-26 Horatio Bottomley, British financier and politician (b. 1860)
  • 1943-09-07 J. P. Morgan, Jr., American financier (b. 1867)
  • 1954-04-29 Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82

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1960-05-11 John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, dies of pneumonia at 86

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr
  • 1978-02-16 E. Roland Harriman, American financier (b. 1895)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1979-05-09 Cyrus S. Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate, dies at 95

Steel Magnate Cyrus S. Eaton
Steel Magnate
Cyrus S. Eaton
  • 1979-06-26 Charles Clore, financier, dies
  • 1994-06-19 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier, dies at 75
  • 1995-02-27 Bernard Cornfield, financier, dies at 67
  • 1995-03-27 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds), dies at 67
  • 1995-03-29 John Elliott Terry, film financier, dies at 82
  • 2001-10-20 Ted Ammon, American financier (b. 1949)