Harry Gordon (Mr) Selfridge 1858 – 1947

Born – 11th January 1858 Died – 8th May 1947 Father – Robert Oliver Selfridge Mother – Lois Selfridge Spouse –  m. 1890 – Rosalie Buckingham Children – Chandler (1891), Rosalie (1893 – 1977), Violette (1897 – 1996), Harry (Gordon) (1900 – 1976), Beatrice (1901 – 1990) Known to History – Founder of Selfridges department … Read more

Donald John Trump 1946 –

Born – 14th June 1946 Father – Fred Trump (1905 – 1993) Mother – Mary MacLeod Trump (1912 – 2000) Spouses – m. 1977, div. 1992 – Ivana Zelnickova (b. 1949); m. 1993, div. 1999 – Marla Maples (b. 1963); m. 2005 – Melania Knauss (b. 1970) Children – by Ivana -Donald (b. 1977), Ivanka (b. … Read more

Brian Epstein 1934 – 1967

Born – 19th September 1934 Died – 27th August 1967 Father – Harry Epstein Mother – Malka (Queenie) Epstein Spouse – None Children – None Known to History – Manager of The Beatles, Cilla Black, Gerry and the Pacemakers 1934 (19th September) Brian Samuel Epstein was born to Harry and Malka (known as Queenie) Epstein … Read more

Joseph Kennedy Sr 1888 – 1969

Born – 6th September 1888 Died – 18th November 1969 Father – Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858 – 1929) Mother – Mary Augusta Hickey (1857 – 1923) Spouse – m. 1914 – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Children – Joseph Jr (1915 – 1944), John (1917 – 1963), Rosemary (1918 – 2005), Kathleen (1920 – 1948), … Read more

Cosimo de Medici 1389 – 1464

Born – 27th September 1389 Died – 1st August 1464 Father – Giovanni di Bicci de Medici (1360 – 1429) Mother – Piccarda Bueri (1368-1433) Spouse – Contessina de Bardi (1390 – 1473) Children – by Contessina – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463), illegitimate – Carlo (1430 – 1492) Lord of Florence … Read more

East India Company 1600 – 1873

This timeline details the activities of the East India Company from its beginnings in 1600 to its dissolution in 1873 1600 (31st December) The Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies was founded by a Royal Charter signed by Elizabeth I. The charter gave them a monopoly on trade with any country … Read more