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Finance - Historical Events
Date Event
1653-02-07

Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendant of Finance of France

1661-09-05

French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested

1683-09-06

Le Plecta appointed French minister of Finance

1696-07-28

De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance

1710-08-07

Sidney, 1st Earl of Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance

1737-02-20

French minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns

1776-05-12

Turgot, French minister of Finance, resigns

1788-08-27

Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance

1812-03-14

Congress authorizes war bonds to finance War of 1812

1813-11-29

Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes minister of Finance

1814-04-09

Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance of the Netherlands

1848-03-05

Louis Antoine Garnier-Pages is named French minister of Finance.

1903-08-29

The Finance Minister, Count Witte, is dismissed in what is seen as a victory for those in Russia who want their country to expand into Manchuria and Korea in defiance of the Japanese

1913-06-30

To increase the peacetime strength of the German Army, the Reichstag pass the Army and Finance Bills, a massive defense buildup

1914-08-22

Canada's Finance Act, 1914, receives assent

1932-02-02

Reconstruction Finance Corp organized

1950-10-29

British Chancellor of the Exchequer (Minister of Finance) Stafford Cripps resigns

1957-10-10

US President Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a restaurant in Dover, Delaware

1961-01-31

Houston voters approve bond to finance luxury domed stadium

1966-05-06

Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin

1967-05-03

African American students seize finance building at Northwestern University

1995-02-26

London finance house Barings collapses after huge losses in Singapore by rogue trader Nick Leeson

1995-07-28

Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices

1997-02-05

Japan's Ministry of Finance announces plans to cut import tariffs on crude oil and most petroleum products

2010-09-08

Egypt's Minister of Finance, Dr. Youssef Butros Ghali, states that Egypt is emerging from the recession as indicated by increased total revenue from sales taxes and customs revenues

2013-01-21

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands' Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group

2013-02-22

In its National Economic Report of Bermuda for 2012, the Bermudan Ministry of Finance expects GDP will decline by 0% to 1.5% in 2013 but five years of recession will end with "modest growth in 2014"

2015-12-11

US-led coalition says it killed ISIS finance minister in Iraq

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Finance - Birthdays
Date Event
1693-07-21

Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance

1727-05-10

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)

1732-09-30

Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI (d. 1804)

1761-01-29

Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)

1765-12-10

[Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot

1767-03-22

Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance

1767-04-30

Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance

1777-01-25

Elias Canneman, Dutch liberal minister of Finance (1813-14)

1791-04-13

Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance

1791-05-15

Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance

1809-12-16

Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance

1855-11-30

Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance

1877-08-10

Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance

1883-02-08

Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance

1886-01-21

Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Finance/Economy

1886-12-05

Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)

1893-05-16

Jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance (1925-30)

1902-09-30

Piet[er J] "Piet" Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52)

1902-12-09

Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs

1904-09-28

Hendrik J Hofstra, Dutch minister of Finance (PvdA)

1913-06-11

John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)

1921-06-12

Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)

1931-12-28

Georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance

1934-03-31

Wim H Sinnige, Dutch alderman of finance (social democratic)

1935-07-09

Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)

1940-01-19

Barend J du Plessis, South African minister of Finance (1984- )

1946-11-22

Hans Kombrink, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Finance (PvdA)

1948-12-21

Willem AFG Vermeend, Dutch economist/undersecretary of Finance (1994-)

1950-07-19

Per-Kristian Foss, Norwegian Minister of Finance

1954-03-23

Mark Kologi, Private Finance

1954-06-08

Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister

1982-06-22

Landen Celano, M.O.B Finance

Finance - Weddings
Date Event
2005-10-22

Austria's finance minister Karl-Heinz Grasser (36) weds Fiona Swarovski in Weissenkirchen, Austria

2007-03-09

Model and actress Erika Heynatz (30) weds finance broker Andrew Kingston at Whale Beach retreat

2012-12-21

CNN anchor Erin Burnett (36) weds finance executive David Rubulotta (42) in New York City Hall

Finance - Deaths
Date Event
1712-12-15

Sidney 1st earl of Godolphine, English minister of Finance, dies at 67

1743-07-02

Spencer Compton earl of Wilmington, English minister of Finance, dies

1785-01-06

Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution

1821-06-13

[Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, minister of finance/patriot, dies at 55

1828-04-12

Jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60

1841-05-03

Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance/Navy/Colonies, dies at 74

1849-08-12

Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88

1861-10-06

Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84

1879-02-21

Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69

1888-08-21

Simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70

1920-01-26

Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered

1921-08-26

Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45

1931-07-24

Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of finance, dies at 75

1932-02-09

Junnosuke Inouye, Japanese minister of Finance, murdered

1936-07-13

Jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance, murdered at 43

1941-02-11

Rudolf Hilferding, Germ economist/Min of Finance (SPD), suicide at 63

1950-01-08

Joseph A Schumpeter, Aus/US economist/Minister of Finance, dies at 66

1967-02-07

Henry Morgenthau, US minster of Finance (devaluate dollar), dies at 74

1982-03-09

Richard A Butler, England, min of Finance, dies at 79

1989-06-09

Piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies

1993-03-06

Nicholas Ridley, English Minister of Finance, dies at 64

1995-01-24

Wim H Sinnige, Amsterdam PvdA alderman of Finance, dies at 60


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