Saturday, January 28, 2012

Fact of the Day: First Billionaire

When it comes to at least America, John D. Rockefeller was the first man to ever be worth more than a billion U.S. dollars. He was one of the first oil tycoons, and held practically a whole monopoly over the industry. Adjusted for inflation, he was probably the richest man in history.

2 comments:

Dawn@Lighten Up! said...

Awesome! Do you think he'd give me some money? What's that? You say he's dead?
Crap.

Unknown said...

next to howard hughes maybe...