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Trade - Notable Historical Events

William WilberforceMay 12, 1789

NapoleonNov 21, 1806

Cy YoungFeb 18, 1909

Adolf HitlerMay 2, 1933

Jackie RobinsonDec 13, 1956

Roger MarisDec 11, 1959

Frank MahovlichMar 3, 1968

Wilt ChamberlainJul 5, 1968

Willie MaysMay 11, 1972

Julius ErvingJul 31, 1973

Hank AaronNov 2, 1974

Willie RandolphDec 11, 1975

Reggie JacksonApr 2, 1976

Keith HernandezJun 15, 1983

Rickey HendersonDec 5, 1984

President ReaganFeb 19, 1987

Wayne GretzkyAug 9, 1988

Eddie MurrayDec 4, 1988

Tim RainesDec 24, 1990

Mark MessierOct 4, 1991

Charles BarkleyJun 17, 1992

Bill ClintonFeb 3, 1994

Clyde DrexlerFeb 14, 1995

Mark McGwireJul 31, 1997

Joe ThorntonNov 30, 2005

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Trade - Historical Events
Date Event
1503-01-20

Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs

1506-04-30

Philip of Burgundy & England sign trade agreement

1507-06-05

England & Netherlands sign trade agreement

1536-02-18

France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel

1654-04-21

England & Sweden sign trade agreement

1654-09-25

England & Denmark sign trade agreement

1668-10-23

Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade

1703-12-27

England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement

1714-06-26

Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement

1725-05-01

Spain & Austria sign trade treaty

1734-12-13

England & Russia sign trade agreement

1749-11-02

English Ohio Trade Company forms first trading post

1775-03-19

Poland & Prussia sign trade agreement

1775-05-17

American Revolutionary War: the Continental Congress bans trade with Canada.

1778-09-04

City of Amsterdam signs trade agreement with American rebels

1784-02-22

1st US ship to trade with China, "Empress of China," sails from NY

1784-03-05

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney is named President of the Board of Trade.

1785-09-10

Prussia signs trade agreement with US

1786-09-26

Britain & France sign trade agreement

1788-05-09

British parliament accepts abolition of slave trade

1789-05-12

William Wilberforce makes his first major speech on abolition in UK House of Commons, reasons the slave trade morally reprehensible and an issue of natural justice

1792-05-16

Denmark abolishes slave trade

1806-11-21

Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with England

1807-03-02

Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808

1807-03-25

British Parliament abolishes slave trade

1811-02-11

President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years

1813-10-23

The Pacific Fur Company trading post in Astoria, Oregon is turned over to the rival British North West Company (the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest was dominated for the next three decades by the United Kingdom).

1824-03-17

Britain & Netherlands sign a trade agreement

1826-06-20

Siam and Britain sign trade/peace treaty

1826-11-15

Dutch Business Me gets monopoly on opium trade in Java/Madura

1827-01-01

Dutch Trade Company NHM gets opium monopoly on Java

1828-01-05

1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)

1830-10-01

General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam

1834-03-18

Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union.

1850-09-20

Slave trade abolished in DC, but slavery allowed to continue

1853-07-14

Commodore Perry requests trade relations with Japan

1858-07-29

Treaty of Amity and Commerce/Harris Treaty signed between US & Japan opening Japanese ports to trade

1858-08-18

Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement

1862-06-07

The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade.

1867-04-25

Tokyo opens for foreign trade

1872-06-14

Trade unions are legalised in Canada.

1900-01-02

John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.

1900-02-27

In London, the Trade Union Congress and the Independent Labour Party (formed in 1893) meet, resulting in a Labour Representative Committee and eventually the modern Labour Party in 1906

1901-03-14

Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria

1901-07-22

British House of Lords, in its role as court, rules trade unions can be sued for actions of its members - in Taff Vale Case

1904-06-21

Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)

1905-02-25

The Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingenwas, a Dutch social-democratic trade union, forms

1905-03-31

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany visits Tangier, Morocco and proclaims Germany's support of Moroccan independence and equal opportunity for all powers to trade there

1905-09-06

General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)

1906-11-21

China prohibits opium trade

1909-02-18

Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps

1914-09-26

Federal Trade Commission formed to regulate interstate commerce

1915-03-16

Federal Trade Commission organizes

1916-07-20

Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds

1916-07-26

The US Protests the 'Blacklist' issued by the British forbidding trade with some 30 US firms

1916-09-26

Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions

1917-12-31

Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members

1918-01-02

Dodgers trade Casey Stengel & Cutshaw to Pitts for Grimes & Mamaux

1918-12-21

Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000

1919-02-01

Dodgers trade Jake Daubert to Reds for Tommy Griffith Daubert

1922-03-31

Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam

1922-05-24

Russian-Italian trade agreement signed

1924-03-03

German & Turkish friendship/trade treaty signed

1924-04-08

South African State pass the Industrial Conciliation Act No 11: the act provided for job reservation, excluded blacks from membership of registered trade unions,and prohibited registration of black trade unions

1924-08-08

British-Russian trade agreement signed

1924-08-17

French-German trade agreement signed

1924-10-28

French-Russian trade agreement signed

1924-12-02

British-German trade agreement signed

1924-12-09

Dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed

1925-10-12

German-Russian trade agreement signed

1925-11-26

Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement

1926-08-05

French & German trade agreement signed

1926-12-20

Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch & Jimmy Ring

1929-06-03

1st trade show at Atlantic City Convention Center (electric light)

1931-05-14

Ådalen shootings: five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration.

1931-06-15

Poland & USSR sign friendship & trade treaty

1932-04-05

Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions

1932-10-19

British government signs trade agreement with Soviet Union

1932-10-24

British government signs trade treaty with USSR

1932-12-17

Cards trade Jim Bottomley to Reds for Estel Crabtree & Ownie Carroll

1933-05-02

In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions

1933-05-06

Italy & USSR sign trade agreement

1933-05-22

World Trade Day/National Maritime Day 1st celebrated

1933-11-17

United States recognizes Soviet Union, opens trade

1937-08-06

US & USSR sign trade treaty

1937-10-15

Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri

1938-11-18

Trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

1939-01-13

Belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco

1940-01-15

German U-Boot torpedoes Dutch trade ship Arendskerk (Eagle's Church)

1940-03-28

Construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair.

1942-05-22

The Steel Workers Organizing Committee disbands, and a new trade union, the United Steelworkers, is formed.

1943-12-30

Phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash

1945-10-03

World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member

1947-12-10

USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement

1948-01-01

General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective

1949-10-19

A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton

1949-10-19

Yanks trade Joe Gordon to Cleveland for Allie Reynolds

1949-10-29

White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox

1953-12-01

Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen

1954-01-30

Belgium ends trade agreement with USSR

1954-11-18

Yanks trade Woodling, Byrd, McDonald, Triandos, Miranada & Smith to Orioles for Turley, Larsen & Hunter as part of an 18 player deal

1955-02-09

US federations of trade unions merge into AFL/CIO

1955-11-15

Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement

1956-05-23

World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, SF

1956-12-13

Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires

1957-02-21

Dodgers (Fort Worth) & Cubs (LA) "trade" minor league franchises

1957-05-16

Yanks involved in Copacabana Incident, leads to Billy Martin trade

1957-06-15

Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran

1957-10-15

Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players

1958-05-13

The trade mark Velcro is registered.

1959-02-27

Chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players

1959-02-28

NFL trade, Chicago Cards trade Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players

1959-12-11

Yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri

1960-01-04

European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm

1960-01-30

Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands

1960-04-17

Cleveland Indians trade Rocky Colavito to Tigers for Harvey Kuenn

1960-09-30

West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany

1961-02-27

The first congress of the Spanish Trade Union Organisation is inaugurated.

1962-02-03

President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food & drugs

1963-06-25

Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested

1964-01-18

Plans for World Trade Center announced (NYC)

1966-12-08

A terrible Yankee trade, Roger Maris for Card's Charlie Smith

1968-02-01

World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi

1968-03-03

In a blockbuster trade, the Toronto Maple Leafs send hall of fame forward Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

1968-03-27

Japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in SF

1968-07-05

Phila 76'ers trade Wilt Chamberlain to LA Lakers

1968-11-23

Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson

1969-04-01

Seattle Pilots trade minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to Royals

1970-01-15

Milwaukee Brewers make their 1st trade (with Oakland A's)

1970-10-05

Quebec separatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross

1970-12-23

NY World Trade Center reaches highest point (411 m)

1971-06-11

US ends ban on China trade

1972-02-25

Lopsided trade, Cards trade Steve Carlton to Phillies for Rick Wise

1972-03-22

Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle

1972-04-05

Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub

1972-05-11

Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams & cash

1972-11-27

Yanks trade Ellis, Torres & Spikes to Indians for Nettles & Moses

1972-11-28

LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

1973-06-12

Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer

1973-07-31

ABA Virginia Squires trade Julius Erving to NY Nets

1973-09-10

NY Jets trade pro footballs leading receiver Don Maynard to St Louis

1973-10-25

Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock & Vic Harris

1973-10-25

SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell

1973-12-05

Cubs' Ron Santo became 1st baseball player to veto his trade

1973-12-05

Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall

1973-12-11

Ron Santo becomes 1st to invoke no-trade clause of 10-year-1-club vet

1973-12-11

West German chancellor Willy Brandt normalizes trade with Czech

1974-04-05

Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in NYC (110 stories)

1974-04-26

Yankees trade Peterson, Beene, Kline & Buskey to Indians for Chambliss, Tidrow & Upshaw

1974-08-01

Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to NY Nets

1974-10-22

Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds

1974-10-23

Cubs trade Billy Williams to A's for Manny Trillo, Knowles & Locker

1974-11-02

Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May

1975-01-14

USSR breaks trade agreement with US

1975-06-16

Bucks trade Kareem Abdul-Jabber & Walt Wesley to LA for 4 players

1975-08-21

US lightens trade embargo against Cuba

1975-12-11

Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis & Ken Brett from Pirates for George "Doc" Medich

1976-04-02

A's trade prospective free agents Reggie Jackson & Ken Holtzman, to Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez & Paul Mitchell

1976-06-15

Yankees trade May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman

1976-11-05

Pirates trade Manny Sanguillen & $100,000 to A's for mgr Chuck Tanner

1977-01-11

Cubs trade outfielder Rick Monday to Dodgers for Bill Buckner

1977-05-26

George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center

1977-06-15

NY Mets trade Tom Seaver to Reds for Pat Zachry

1977-12-14

Red Sox trade Fergie Jenkins to Rangers for John Poloni & cash

1978-01-25

Padres trade pitcher Dave Tomlin & $125,000 to Rangers for Gaylord Perry (He wins 1978 Cy Young Award)

1978-03-15

A's trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players & $390,000

1978-04-03

European market & China signs trade agreement

1978-06-10

Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis

1978-11-10

Yanks trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath & Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison & Griffin

1979-02-03

Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players

1980-03-01

CTUC, Commonwealth Trade Union Council, established

1980-08-31

Poland's Solidarity trade union federations forms and is offically recognised by the Polish goverment

1980-10-31

Polish government recognizes Solidarity trade union

1981-01-23

Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana & Joe Rudi

1981-08-08

At a summit South African Trade Unions resolve to defy apartheid and labour laws

1982-02-08

Dodgers trade Davey Lopes to A's breaking up the longest-playing infield (Cey-Russell-Lopes-Garvey)

1982-02-11

Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through

1982-10-10

US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union

1983-06-15

Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen & Rick Ownbey

1983-08-19

Dodgers trade Dave Stewart & Ricky Wright to Texas for Rick Honeycut

1984-05-25

Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner

1984-06-28

Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola

1984-12-05

A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo

1984-12-05

Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher

1985-02-01

Cards trade D Green, Jose Uribe, Dave LaPoint to Giants for Jack Clark

1985-09-15

Yanks trade Jim Deshaies to Astros for 40-year-old Joe Niekro

1986-02-28

European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade

1986-06-29

Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver

1986-07-09

Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson

1986-08-17

Red Sox trade shortstop Rey Quinones & pitcher Mike Trujillo to Mariners for shortstop Spike Owen & outfielder Dave Henderson

1987-02-03

Expos trade Jeff Reardon to Twins for Neal Heaton

1987-02-19

US President Reagan lifts trade boycott against Poland

1987-04-03

Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers

1988-01-02

Mulroney & Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement

1988-08-09

Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions

1988-10-12

Israel & China sign trade deal, plan diplomatic relations

1988-12-04

Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers

1988-12-30

Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US

1989-05-25

Mariners trade Mark Langston to Montreal for Randy Johnson

1989-06-21

Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia

1989-07-16

South Africa's largest labour federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, holds its third annual congress and intensifies its campaign against apartheid

1989-07-29

White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa

1989-07-31

Twins trade AL Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola to Mets

1990-05-11

NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt

1990-12-05

Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter

1990-12-24

Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon & Barry Jones

1991-06-25

Japan lifts its call for voluntary restraint on expanding trade with South Africa

1991-10-04

NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier

1992-01-01

Europe breaks down trade barriers

1992-04-27

NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent

1992-06-17

Phila 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

1992-07-13

The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August

1992-08-12

Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

1992-08-27

Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent & Ryan Thompson

1993-01-01

12 member European Economic Community set up vast free trade zone

1993-02-26

2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die

1993-07-31

A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays

1994-01-01

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect

1994-01-10

Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan agrees to abolish trade tariffs

1994-02-03

President Bill Clinton lifts US trade embargo against Vietnam

1994-03-04

4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center

1994-06-06

CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade

1995-02-14

The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

1996-11-23

The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization.

1997-01-01

The Republic of Zaïre officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Zaïre.

1997-03-25

Indians trade Lofton & Embree to Braves for Grissom & Justice

1997-07-31

A's trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cardinals

1997-08-05

Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of world trade center bombing goes on trial

1997-08-13

Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees

1997-08-13

SD Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels

1998-01-08

World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life

1998-02-06

Twins trade Chuck Knoblauch to NY Yankees for $3M & 4 minor leaguers

1999-04-07

The World Trade Organisation rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas.

2000-06-23

The Cotonou Agreement, a trade and aid framework, is signed in Cotonou, Benin

2001-05-21

French Taubira law officially recognizes the Atlantic slave trade and slavery as crimes against humanity.

2001-09-07

The US Federal Trade Commission approves Chevron's bid to buy Texaco

2001-09-11

Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crashes into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both & death of 2,752 people

2001-11-13

Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.

2001-12-11

The People's Republic of China joins the World Trade Organization.

2001-12-27

The People's Republic of China is granted permanent normal trade relations with the United States.

2002-01-01

Taiwan officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Chinese Taipei.

2002-06-28

In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council

2003-06-27

The United States National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolls almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.

2004-03-23

Andhra Pradesh Federation of Trade Unions holds its first conference in Hyderabad, India.

2004-07-04

The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. (This was largely a symbolic event; actual construction would not start for several weeks)

2005-09-01

Seven members and former members of the AFL-CIO form a new trade union organization, the Change to Win Federation.

2005-11-30

The Boston Bruins trade captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks

2006-04-27

Construction begins on the Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.

2006-07-06

The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.

2007-06-08

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.

2008-07-23

Cape Verde joins the World Trade Organization, becoming its 153rd member.

2009-01-13

Global shipping experiences a drop in trade, as exports from South Korea dropping an annualised 30%, with Taiwan and Japan experiencing a 42% and 27% drop respectively

2009-07-04

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after 8 years, due to security reasons following the World Trade Center attacks.

2012-03-12

China records its highest trade deficit in over a decade

2012-04-30

The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York

2012-05-01

China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal

2012-08-22

Russia and Vanuatu become members of the World Trade Organization

2012-09-26

Greek trade unions call a general strike to protest austerity measures

2013-03-29

UN regulation of international arms trade is blocked by North Korea, Iran, and Syria

2013-04-02

The UN General Assembly approves the first Arms Trade Treaty

2014-11-04

More than 13 years after the original towers were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, New York's 104-storey World Trade Center re-opens for business in Manhattan

2016-03-15

Donald Trump: Disappearing middle class needs better deal on trade

2016-04-25

President Obama defends controversial EU trade deal

2016-09-15

US lifts decades-long trade sanctions against Myanmar

2017-01-24

Japan trade minister says will keep stressing importance of TPP to US

2017-07-26

Survivors of Texas truck where 10 immigrants died seek to trade testimony for visas

2017-08-23

China July trade with North Korea slows from June as coal ban bites

2018-03-03

US dollar outlook darkens as trade war looms

2018-03-23

China urges US against taking trade relations to 'dangerous place'

2018-03-23

China strikes back in trade spat, aims tariffs at $3 billion US goods

2018-04-05

China envoy says takes 'two to tango' in resolving trade dispute with US

2018-07-25

Trump to provide $12 billion in aid to farmers to ease trade pain

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Trade - Notable Birthdays

William WilberforceAug 24, 1759

Trade - Birthdays
Date Event
1759-08-24

William Wilberforce, Kingston upon Hull, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade

1838-03-18

Randal Cremer, Britain, trade unionist, pacifist (Nobel 1903)

1866-06-13

Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Trade scholarship)

1884-10-10

Ernest M. Poate, A Trade Secret

1891-06-26

Alma Platt, The Trade-Ins

1892-07-29

Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)

1892-11-19

Huw Thomas Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician (d. 1970)

1894-08-23

James La Guma, Bloemfontein, South African political activist and trade unionist

1898-08-11

Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist

1904-05-06

Harry Martinson, Sweden, novelist/poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974)

1909-05-10

Harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist

1911-09-01

Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader

1912-11-21

Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist

1912-12-01

Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)

1913-03-06

David Bowman, trade unionist

1913-03-29

Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)

1915-02-24

Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist

1916-10-30

Kurt Hübner, Death Is My Trade

1919-04-02

Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader

1920-05-20

William Simpson, British trade union leader

1920-06-15

George Ernest Leslie, trade union official

1922-08-12

Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)

1922-08-23

Jack Boddy, British trade union leader

1924-07-30

James Kitchens, Take It Out in Trade: The Outtakes

1925-02-20

Heinz Kluncker, German trade union leader

1925-04-25

Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist

1926-03-12

David Oliver Williams, trade unionist (COHSE)

1927-03-11

Ron Todd, British trade unionist

1928-03-22

Ed Macauley, Trade Robberies

1928-08-20

Theodor Kotulla, Death Is My Trade

1929-09-18

June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist

1930-08-27

John Daly, British trade union leader

1930-12-10

Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman

1931-08-13

Roy Evans, general sect (British Iron & Steel Trade Confederation)

1932-08-11

Sam McCluskie, trade unionist

1933-08-02

Alan Tuffin, trade union leader

1936-01-28

Bill Jordan, British trade unionist

1936-08-28

Harry McLevy, trade Unionist

1936-10-02

Connie Dierking, Trade Robberies

1937-08-02

Alan Tuffin, trade union leader

1937-08-30

Charles Southwood, I Am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin

1938-03-28

Genco Erkal, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1939-04-10

Daniel Oliver, NYC, CEO (Federal Trade Commission)

1940-01-21

Eberhard Weber, Death Is My Trade

1940-02-25

Hector MacKenzie, trade unionist

1940-02-25

Ron Santo, shortstop (Cubs, 1st baseball player to veto his trade)

1940-09-29

Jimmy Knapp, trade unionist

1942-09-22

Dick Pickering, trade unionist

1942-9-01

Trade Martin, Stormy Monday

1943-04-06

Harry Conroy, trade unionist

1944-01-28

John Edmonds, British trade unionist

1944-12-19

Tim Reid, Trade

1945-04-06

Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist

1945-06-27

Omar Badsha, Durban, South Africa, South African photographer, trade unionist and political activist

1949-06-11

George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)

1951-04-24

Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator

1952-10-23

Razame de la Crackers, World Trade Center

1956-02-09

Mike Kenn, Trade Robberies

1961-06-09

Jakob Claussen, Trade

1961-9-14

Reynold Mainse, Trade of Innocents

1963-07-14

Robert Black, Leather Trade Solos

1964-06-15

Konstantin Kröning, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1967-06-12

Juan Marsh, Even Trade

1967-11-13

Randi Ingerman, Phila Pa, actress (Trade Winds)

1967-11-26

William Jimeno, World Trade Center

1968-02-09

Rosario Zinnanti, Division-Trade

1969-12-14

Angel Jager, Rough Trade

1970-05-18

Tim Woodruff, World Trade Center

1970-08-29

Christian Clarke, World Trade Center

1971-12-18

Romona Faria, The Trade Off

1972-04-01

Tony Lazzari, Leather Trade Solos

1972-11-29

Chris Mascarelli, Trade In

1972-12-07

Daniel Gottschalk, Trade

1973-06-05

Shannon Keith, Skin Trade

1975-03-02

Matthew Watson, Cambodia: The Virginity Trade

1975-04-19

Michael Atilano, World Trade Center

1976-02-26

David Michael Fordham, World Trade Center

1977-05-17

Mikhail Nayfeld, Trade Day

1977-05-23

Jaime Ramirez, Trade

1977-12-28

La Avery, Trade In

1979-02-13

Rachel Luv, The Skin Trade

1979-08-07

Tayanç Ayaydin, The Market: A Tale of Trade

1980-06-29

Sean R. Walsh, Stairwell: Trapped in the World Trade Center

1981-9-15

Buckley W. Morgan, World Trade Center

1982-03-02

Michael Pettengill, World Trade Center

1982-03-05

Clint Higgins, Fair Trade

1982-10-23

Al Richard Unser, Trade

1984-03-16

Matt Weiss, World Trade Center

1984-07-31

Gavin Barclay, Tricks of the Trade

1984-12-20

Paul Lowry Jr., Trade

1986-01-10

Julie DeConcini, Trade In

1986-07-17

Patrick Chavis, Rules Of The Trade

1988-10-05

Amanda Saphire Billingham, World Trade Center

1992-02-19

Paulina Gaitan, Trade

1994-06-07

Morgan Flynn, World Trade Center

1996-07-09

Sylvain LeVasseur-Portelance, Trade Ya

2002-04-11

Alexa Gerasimovich, World Trade Center

Trade - Weddings
Date Event
1969-09-08

Polish politician and trade-union organizer Lech Walesa (25) weds Danuta Golos (20)

Trade - Deaths
Date Event
1927-05-05

Charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies

1932-07-22

Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71

1932-07-22

Roses Fox, Trade union leader, dies at 71

1935-02-01

Ernest M. Poate, A Trade Secret

1942-12-14

Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61

1953-11-09

Dylan Thomas, author-poet (Adv in skin trade), dies in NY at 39

1970-11-08

Huw Thomas Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician (b. 1892)

1971-01-02

Richard Maxwell (Dick) Haldane, South African trade unionist, dies at 62

1972-04-15

Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64

1974-08-14

Raymond Budd, South African trade unionist

1983-01-07

August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79

1989-11-08

Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67

1992-02-27

Marinus Ruppert, Dutch trade union leader (CNV), dies at 80

1994-09-13

Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies

1995-09-15

Sam McCluskie, trade unionist, dies at 63

1995-11-30

June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist, dies at 66

1995-12-24

Harry McLevy, trade unionist, dies at 59

1995-12-28

Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84

1996-02-09

Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist, dies at 80

1996-03-03

David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82

1996-10-10

Dick Pickering, trade unionist, dies at 54

1996-11-17

Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator, dies at 45

1996-11-27

George Ernest Leslie, trade union official, dies at 76

1996-12-09

Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist, dies at 84

2001-10-20

Theodor Kotulla, Death Is My Trade

2002-08-24

James Kitchens, Take It Out in Trade: The Outtakes

2005-01-19

Bill Andersen, New Zealand communist and trade union leader (b. 1924)

2007-08-23

Kurt Hübner, Death Is My Trade

2007-09-03

Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)

2009-04-08

Charles Southwood, I Am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin

2011-11-08

Ed Macauley, Trade Robberies

2013-12-29

Connie Dierking, Trade Robberies

2016-04-30

Trade fair organiser Paul Schall dies aged 76

2017-02-06

Former leftist trade unionist Fong Swee Suan dies, aged 85


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