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This Index refers to persons central to events in this recital. Linked names are in green; unlinked names are shown in black; people who impacted major events are shown in red. Updates will appear from time-to-time as more names are added. At the moment the BioFrag encyclopedia is under construction, but all names will eventually be linked to their corresponding data entry to provide background information and relevant related facts.
1804 - December 21 - Benjamin Disraeli - born at Bloomsbury (London), England.
1814 - February 9 - President Samuel Jones Tilden - born at New Lebanon, New York.
1814 - August 24 - President James Madison and other U.S. officials are forced to leave Washington, D.C. during the War of 1812. The British Crown uses its Corps of Royal Engineers to set fire and destroy the Presidential Mansion (White House); Capitol, and other major buildings.
1818 - May 5 - Karl Marx - born at Trier, Prussia.
1819 - May 24 - Queen Victoria - born at Kensington Palace, London.
1822 - October 4 - President Rutherford B. Hayes - born at Delaware, Ohio.
1826 - July 4 - President Thomas Jefferson - died at Charlottesville, Virginia. (Born 1743).
1837 - April 17 - John Pierpont Morgan Sr. - born at Hartford, Connecticut.
1839 - July 8 - John D. Rockefeller Sr. - born at Richford, New York.
1846 - October 6 - George Westinghouse Jr. - born at Central Bridge, New York.
1847 - February 11 - Thomas A. Edison - born at Milan, Ohio.
1847 - March 3 - Alexander Graham Bell - born at Edinburgh, Scotland.
1856 - June 19 - Elbert Green Hubbard - born at Bloomington, Illinois.
1856 - July 10 - Nikola Tesla - born at Smiljan, Croatia.
1857 - November 5 - Ida Tarbell - born at Erie County, Pennsylvania.
1858 - July 26 - Edward M. House - born at Houston, Texas.
1858 - October 27 - Theodore Roosevelt Jr. - born at New York, New York.
1861 - April 12 - Civil War began in the United States of America, and ended on May 9, 1865.
1863 - July 30 - Henry Ford - born at Springwells Township, Michigan.
1865 - April 14 - President Abraham Lincoln, assassinated.
1866 - April 6 - Lincoln A. Steffens - born at San Francisco, California.
1866 - April 19 - Henri W. A. Deterding - born at Amsterdam, Netherlands
1874 - April 25 - Guglielmo G. M. Marconi - born at Bologna, Italy.
1874 - October 27 - Owen D. Young - born at Stark, New York.
1876 - November 7 - U.S. Presidential Election between Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican), and Samuel J. Tilden (Democrat). It resulted in a U.S. Constitutional crisis regarding the authenticity of Electoral Votes cast. On March 4, 1877 Hayes became President. He was succeeded in office by President James A. Garfield who was assassinated in 1881. This event has become a point of reference regarding the validity of claims made in 2020 about the Electoral Votes cast in the 2020 Presidential Election.
1881 - September 19 - President James A. Garfield assassinated.
1882 - January 30 - Franklin D. Roosevelt - born at Hyde Park, New York.
1886 - August 5 - Bruce Fairchild Barton - born at Robbins, Tennessee.
1888 - May 22 - Alvin J. Wirtz - born at Columbus, Texas.
1888 - September 9 - Wallace A. Akers - born at Walthamstow, England.
1889 - April 20 - Adolph Hitler - born at Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary.
1889 - July 20 - John C. W. Reith - born at Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland.
1889 - September 21 - Leonard Frank Plugge - born at ?
1891 - February 27 - David Sarnoff - born at Uzlyany near Minsk, (Russia), Belarus.
1891 - April 25 - Sid W. Richardson - born at Athens, Texas.
1892 - July 31 - Herbert W. Armstrong - born at Des Moines, Iowa.
1895 - April 11 - Clinton (Clint) W. Murchison Sr. - born at Tyler, Texas.
1897 - ------ -- - Boliver B. O'Rear - born at Jasper, Alabama.
1898 - May 12 - George R. Brown - born at Belton, Texas.
1899 - April 15 - Charles Orr Stanley - born at Cappoquin, (near Cork), Ireland.
1901 - March 1 - George B. Parr - born at San Diego, Duval County, Texas.
1901 - September 14 - President William McKinley assassinated.
1902 - April 28 - Rear-Admiral Sir Anthony Wass Buzzard (2nd) - born at Lea Green, Derbyshire.
1908 - April 27 - Pieter Schelte Heerema - born at Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1908 - August 27 - Lyndon B. Johnson - born at Stonewall, Gillespie County, Texas.
1911 - April 17 - George Sergius de Mohrenschilt - born at Mozyr, Russian Empire (Belarus).
1911 - April 25 - Jack Leon Ruby - born at Chicago, Illinois.
1912 - March 18 - Arthur (Art) Wells Gilmore - born at Tacoma, Washington.
1914 - July 28 - World War I began and ended on November 11, 1918.
1918 - November 7 - William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr. - born at Charlotte, North Carolina.
1919 - September 17 - Alex Brask Thomsen - born at Copenhagen, Denmark.
1921 - June 8 - Gordon B. McLendon - born at Paris, Texas.
1922 - October 31 - David Atlee Phillips - born at Fort Worth, Texas.
1922 - December 31 - James J. Ling - born at Hugo, Oklahoma.
1923 - September 27 - Clinton (Clint) W. Murchison Jr. - born at Dallas, Texas.
1925 - October 11 - Donald Grey Pierson - born at Abilene, Texas.
1930 - February 9 - Garner Ted Armstrong - born at Portland, Oregon.
1930 - August 13 - Stanley R. Rader - born at White Plains, New York.
1933 - June 16 - National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) became law, which authorized creation of the National Recovery Administration (NRA) under General Hugh S. Johnson, as the first attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's to implement his policy called the 'New Deal'. The NRA was ruled 'unconstitutional' by the U.S. Supreme Court on May 27, 1935.
1935 - June 28 - Sir Anthony Farquhar Buzzard (3d) - born at Surrey, England.
1939 - September 1 - World War II began in Europe, and ended during 1945.
1939 - October 18 - Lee Harvey Oswald - born at New Orleans, Louisiana.
This Index will be continually expanded in order to provide references to people and events.