DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Estée Lauder (aged 97)
20th and 21st-century American businesswoman
Estée Lauder (July 1, 1906 – April 24, 2004) was an American businessperson. She co-founded her eponymous cosmetics company with her husband, Joseph Lauter (later Lauder). Lauder was the only woman on Time magazine’s 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century.
DEATH: Lauder died of cardiopulmonary arrest on April 24, 2004, aged 97, at her home in Manhattan.