1800s / 19th century history on the 8th of July
1838 : Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin the German general and founder of the Zeppelin Airship Company was born Graf Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August von Zeppelin in Baden-Württemberg (originally known as Konstanz) in Germany (died in 1917 aged 78).
1839 : John D. ROCKEFELLER the American business magnate and founder of the Standard Oil Company was born in Richford, New York, USA (died in 1937 aged 97).
1885 : Hugo Boss the German fashion designer and founder of Hugo Boss was born in Metzingen, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire (died in 1948 aged 63). Official website : HugoBoss.comContinue reading 8th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY