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Company - Notable Historical Events

Charles IJun 2, 1627

Charles IIJan 10, 1663

Charles DarwinSep 14, 1834

Alexander Graham BellJan 25, 1881

André MichelinMay 28, 1889

FirestoneAug 3, 1900

Henry FordOct 22, 1906

Guglielmo MarconiOct 17, 1907

Samuel GoldwynNov 19, 1916

Curly LambeauAug 11, 1919

Walt DisneyMay 23, 1922

JC PenneyOct 11, 1929

George HarrisonSep 11, 1964

Bill GatesJan 13, 2000

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Company - Historical Events
Date Event
1311-03-15

Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece.

1537-08-25

The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.

1594-03-12

Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies

1597-08-20

1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East

1600-12-31

British East India Company chartered

1601-02-13

John Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London

1602-03-20

United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms

1606-12-20

Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown, Virginia

1621-06-03

Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (included, The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)

1627-06-02

English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company

1629-08-26

Cambridge Agreement, Massachusetts Bay Company stockholders agree to emigrate

1633-10-22

Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633), Ming dynasty won great victory.

1639-08-22

Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.

1641-01-14

United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malakka, 7,000 killed

1641-08-26

West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola

1643-12-25

Christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.

1650-04-20

Dutch East India Company (VOC) management sets new guidelines

1652-04-06

Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under John of Riebeeck

1663-01-10

King Charles II affirms charter of Royal African Company

1668-03-27

English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company

1670-05-02

King Charles II gives royal charter to the Hudson's Bay Company

1674-09-20

2nd West Indies Company forms

1683-05-21

West Indian Company sells 1/3 of Suriname

1697-02-04

Three Dutch East India Company ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia

1719-02-12

The Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.

1749-05-19

George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley

1749-11-02

English Ohio Trade Company forms first trading post

1755-03-17

Transylvania Land Company buys Kentucky for $50,000 from a Cherokee chief

1759-01-11

1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia

1768-02-20

1st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn)

1771-11-16

West Indian Company & Amsterdam divide up Suriname

1773-10-14

American Revolutionary War: The United Kingdom's East India Company tea ships' cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland.

1775-02-22

1st US joint stock company (to make cloth) offers shares at 10 cents

1799-09-01

Bank of Manhattan Company opens in NYC (forerunner to Chase Manhattan)

1800-01-01

Dutch East Indies Company dissolves

1806-07-10

The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.

1808-04-06

John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company.

1810-02-28

1st US fire insurance joint-stock company organized, Philadelphia

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).

1816-06-19

Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

1827-01-01

Dutch Trade Company NHM gets opium monopoly on Java

1834-09-14

Charles Darwin's company passes Tagua-tagua-more Chile

1835-10-03

Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany.

1835-12-03

1st US mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy (RI)

1839-01-19

Aden conquered by British East India Company

1839-05-04

The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd forms San Bonifacio

1840-01-22

New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington

1842-02-15

1st adhesive postage stamps in US (private delivery company), NYC

1843-12-01

1st chartered mutual life insurance company opens

1850-06-04

Empire Engine Company No 1 organized

1852-02-16

Studebaker Brothers wagon company, precursor of the automobile manufacturer, is established.

1852-12-01

Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands

1854-10-01

The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American System of Watch Manufacturing.

1858-05-30

Hudson's Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked

1858-08-02

Government of India transferred from East India Company to Crown

1862-09-04

North Beach & Mission Railway Company organized in San Francisco

1865-05-13

Battle of Palmito Ranch, near Brownsville, Texas: final engagement of the American Civil War, Private John Jefferson Williams of B Company, 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry is last man killed

1865-11-11

Treaty of Sinchula is signed in which Bhutan ceded the areas east of the Teesta River to the British East India Company.

1866-03-02

1st US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Conn

1867-05-03

The Hudson's Bay Company gives up all claims to Vancouver Island.

1868-03-27

The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.

1869-04-09

Hudson Bay Company cedes its territory to Canada

1872-05-16

Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time

1878-10-15

Edison Electric Light Company incorporated

1879-08-17

Ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company

1880-03-24

Tobacco Growers' Mutual Insurance Company incorporates in CT

1881-01-25

Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.

1882-04-10

Captain William Matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii)

1884-07-27

The East Cleveland Street Railway Company begins the first U.S. commercial electric streetcar line in Cleveland, Ohio, on the Bentley-Knight system

1886-07-10

George Goldie gets charter for Royal Niger Company

1888-09-06

Queen Victoria grants William Mackinnons' Imperial British East Africa Company political & commercial rights

1888-10-29

Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for British South Africa Company

1888-12-11

French Panama Canal Company fails

1889-01-15

The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is originally incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia.

1889-05-28

Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

1889-09-23

Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.

1890-12-26

King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company

1891-04-01

The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.

1891-05-06

Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike

1892-04-15

General Electric Company, forms & is incorporated in NY

1892-09-27

Book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company

1893-09-11

Bronx Gas & Electric Company opens on Frisby & Tremont Ave

1894-06-21

Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company

1895-09-21

1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company

1896-12-14

The Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company.

1898-06-30

Winton Motor Carriage Company publishes the first known automobile ad in Scientific American using the headline "dispense with a horse."

1898-08-29

The Goodyear tire company is founded.

1898-10-20

NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms

1899-03-06

"Asprin" (acetylsalicylic acid) patented by Felix Hoffmann at German company Bayer

1900-08-03

Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.

1901-03-02

Hawaii's 1st telegraph company opens

1901-08-22

Cadillac Motor Company is founded.

1902-01-04

The French Panama Canal Company offers to sell its right to build a canal to the US for 40 million; this will tip the balance away from those favoring a canal through Nicaraugua

1902-04-07

Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms

1903-06-16

Pepsi Cola company forms

1904-03-14

In a landmark case, Northern Securities Company v United States, the Supreme Court finds that the company has violated the Sherman Anti-Trust Act; this is the first case that T. Roosevelt has undertaken in his 'trust-busting' campaign

1904-04-26

Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms

1905-09-06

Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms

1906-03-10

Baker Street & Waterloo Railway opens, constructed by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London. The contraction Bakerloo became the official name in July 1906.

1906-10-22

Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

1906-10-28

Belgian-British "Union Minière du Haut Katanga" mining company created in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo

1907-10-17

Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.

1907-10-22

Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.

1908-08-12

Henry Ford's company builds the first Model T car

1909-02-24

The Hudson Motor Car Company is founded.

1909-04-14

Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London

1915-10-12

Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford manufactures its 1 millionth Model T automobile

1916-07-15

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

1916-11-19

Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).

1916-12-19

Suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo

1917-02-26

1st jazz records recorded - "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," and "Livery Stable Blues" by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company

1917-03-07

1st jazz record record released on a 78 by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company ("Dixie Jazz Band One Step," one side "Livery Stable Blues" other)

1918-05-02

General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware.

1918-08-13

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.

1919-01-01

Edsel Ford succeeds his father, Henry Ford, as president of the Ford Motor Company.

1919-08-11

Green Bay Packers football club founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponser Indian Packing Company

1920-01-26

Former Ford Motor Co. executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer.

1920-09-29

Joseph Horne Company in Pittsburgh sells radios for $10

1921-07-14

Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti convicted in Dedham Mass, of killing their shoe company's paymaster

1922-05-23

Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films

1922-10-18

British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded (later called British Broadcasting Corporation)

1923-02-10

Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company

1924-06-15

Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth Model T automobile

1925-04-30

Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.

1926-08-20

Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai(NHK) is established.

1926-09-09

The U.S. National Broadcasting Company formed.

1927-03-26

Alfred Hugenberg purchases German film company UFA

1927-05-26

Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

1928-01-31

Scotch tape 1st marketed by 3-M Company

1928-07-07

Sliced bread is sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri. It is described as the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped".

1929-04-03

RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.

1929-10-11

JC Penney opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states.

1932-10-25

Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant

1935-01-24

1st canned beer, "Kruger Cream Ale," is sold by American company Kruger Brewing Co.

1937-08-28

Toyota Motors becomes an independent company.

1940-06-05

A synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron, Ohio by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

1940-09-15

Luftwaffe bombs Bristol Aeroplane Company

1948-09-24

The Honda Motor Company is founded.

1950-01-17

The Great Brinks Robbery - 11 men rob $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities from armored car company Brink's offices in Boston, Massachusetts

1950-11-02

The Clover Dairy Company test-market the first concentrated milk (Sealtest) in the U.S. in Wilmington, Delaware

1951-03-15

Persia nationalizes Anglo-Iranian Oil Company

1951-05-15

AT&T is 1st US company to have one million stockholders

1952-12-15

"Two's Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 90 performances

1953-03-08

"Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 90 performances

1954-01-14

The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.

1955-03-31

US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington closes Chase National (3rd largest bank) & Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan

1957-01-13

Wham-O Company produces the 1st Frisbee

1958-01-28

The Lego company patented their design of Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.

1960-08-19

The first commercial atomic energy reactor, owned by the Yankee Atomic Electric Company, achieves a self-sustaining nuclear reaction in Rowe, Deerfield River, Massachusetts

1963-02-22

Beatles begin their own music publishing company (Northern Songs)

1964-09-11

George Harrison forms Mornyork Ltd music publishing company

1964-09-24

Ringo forms Brikley Building Company Ltd

1964-12-07

George Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs

1965-05-16

The Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand.

1968-04-18

London Bridge is sold to US oil company (to be erected in Arizona)

1970-04-26

"Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 690 performances

1971-02-03

OPEC mandates "total embargo" against any company that rejects 55 percent tax rate

1971-03-28

25th Tony Awards: Sleuth & Company win

1972-01-01

"Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 690 performances

1972-06-01

Iraq nationalizes Iraq Petroleum Company's (IPC) concession owned by British Petroleum, Royal Dutch-Shell, Compagnie Francaise des Petroles, Mobil and Standard Oil of New Jersey

1973-02-28

Iraq and Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) reach an agreement on compensation for nationalization

1973-03-01

Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens

1973-10-07

Iraq nationalizes Exxon and Mobil shares in Basrah Petroleum Company representing 23.75 percent equity in the company.

1975-12-09

Iraq completes nationalization by taking over the BP, CFP, and Shell shares of the Basrah Petroleum Company

1977-09-15

Pres Carter meets with 15 record company execs

1977-12-22

36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes

1979-05-30

Percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80

1982-11-01

Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.

1983-09-12

Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million

1985-06-02

RJ Reynolds Company proposed a merger with Nabisco

1986-03-02

Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US

1987-03-19

Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company

1987-05-30

North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video

1990-03-31

"Carol & Company" starring Carol Burnette premieres on NBC-TV

1990-06-04

NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917

1993-08-02

Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420

1994-11-25

Sony founder Akio Morita announces he will be stepping down as CEO of the company.

1995-10-05

"Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances

1995-12-03

"Company" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances

1996-05-10

Excel Communications, Inc. becomes the youngest company ever to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol (ECI).

1997-04-01

Shell Oil confirms it will declare force majeure at its Nigerian Bonny terminal due to local protests which disrupted 210 million barrels per day of the company's oil production

1997-08-04

In Colombia, international oil company Occidental Petroleum declare force majeure on all oil exports from the Cano Limon field after a series of attacks knocked out a major oil pipeline

1997-10-04

The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Loomis, Fargo and Company. An FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the $17.3 million in cash which had been taken.

1998-12-01

Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, thus creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.

1999-03-11

Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

2000-01-13

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position

2001-05-21

The Enron Corporation's power generating venture in India, the Dabhol Power Company, serves formal notice that it will terminate its power supply contract and pull out

2001-06-07

BP announces that it will build a new $600-million platform offshore Trinidad that is expected to double the company's production of natural gas there by 2004

2001-11-18

Phillips Petroleum and Conoco merge into a new company as 'ConocoPhillips', the third-largest oil and natural gas company in the US

2002-07-31

Polaroid Corporation is purchased by One Equity Partners, creating a new company that now operates under the Polaroid Corporation name, launching a new era for Polaroid.

2003-03-18

FBI agents raid the corporate headquarters of HealthSouth Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama on suspicion of massive corporate fraud led by the company's top executives.

2003-03-23

In Nasiriyah, Iraq, 11 soldiers of the 507th Maintenance Company as well as 18 U.S. Marines are killed during the first major conflict of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

2003-10-31

A bankruptcy court approves MCI's reorganization plans, essentially clearing the telecommunications company to exit bankruptcy.

2004-11-17

Kmart Corp. announces it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion USD and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation.

2005-06-01

The longest oil/natural gas explosion in the Houston, Texas area occurs in Crosby, Texas. The drill was owned by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Company.

2007-09-17

AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.

2009-04-30

Chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

2010-12-08

With the second launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first privately held company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.

2012-02-27

Wikileaks begins disclosing 5 million emails from private intelligence company Stratfor

2012-04-10

Apple Inc claims a value of $600 billion making it the largest company by market capitalization in the world

2013-04-30

Apple offers the largest bond offering from a private company of 17 Billion

2013-05-06

Wal-Mart becomes the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list

2013-12-10

Mary Barra of General Motors becomes the first female CEO of a major automotive company

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Company - Notable Birthdays

John DeereFeb 7, 1804

Louis VuittonAug 4, 1821

Henry John HeinzOct 11, 1844

Milton S. HersheySep 13, 1857

Madame C. J. WalkerDec 23, 1867

Berry GordyNov 28, 1929

Company - Birthdays
Date Event
1619-12-17

Prince Rupert of the Rhine, soldier/chemist/engraver/mathematician, commander in the English Civil War and first Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, (d. 1682)

1670-12-07

John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)

1685-01-07

Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company

1762-03-07

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)

1804-02-07

John Deere, Rutland, Vermont, pioneer American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company

1821-08-04

Louis Vuitton, Anchay France, Founder of the leather goods company

1831-02-27

Hiram Bond Everest, American cofounder of The Vacuum Oil Company (d. 1913)

1840-01-23

Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)

1842-02-22

Carl Rosa, Hamburg Germany, founder (Rosa opera company)

1844-10-11

Henry John Heinz, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, founded prepared-foods company (Heinz-57 varieties), (d. 1919)

1850-09-02

Albert Spaulding, baseball player/founded Spaulding sports company

1857-09-13

Milton S. Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company) and philanthropist, (d. 1945)

1861-09-30

William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)

1865-08-10

Aleksandr Glazunov, The Company

1866-05-07

Cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company)

1867-12-23

Madame C. J. Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul (Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), (d. 1919)

1874-12-07

Vasco Creti, Company and the Crazy

1875-04-02

Walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler

1876-09-30

Katherine Griffith, SF CA, actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company)

1876-11-08

Frank L Gillespie, Ark, founded Supreme Life Insurance Company

1879-9-01

Bruno Granichstaedten, The Company's in Love

1884-11-09

Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company)

1887-03-07

Camillo Bruto Bonzi, Company and the Crazy

1888-08-31

Wally Rehg, Fast Company

1889-06-05

Truck Hannah, Fast Company

1892-01-02

George Boehler, Fast Company

1893-06-24

Roy O. Disney, a founder of the Walt Disney Company (d. 1971)

1893-09-18

William March, [Campbell], US, writer (Company K)

1893-11-02

Battista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (d. 1966)

1895-03-03

Juanita Hansen, Iowa, actress (Fast Company, Broadway Love)

1904-03-31

Red Rollings, Fast Company

1906-09-25

Phyllis Pearsall, East Dulwich, London, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company)

1907-02-20

Owain Jenkins, company director

1910-11-25

Alwin Nikolais, The Company

1912-06-08

Ian Morrow, company director

1914-07-14

Sidney George Gray, company secretary

1915-09-16

Cy Walter, Minneapolis Mn, pianist (3's Company)

1915-10-21

Henri Bourtayre, Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?

1915-9-16

Cy Walter, Three's Company

1917-03-10

Frank Perconte, American sergeant from Easy Company during WWII.

1917-04-27

Mary Meigs, Strangers in Good Company

1917-12-17

Morton P. Jacobs, The Comedy Company

1918-05-30

Bernard West, Three's Company

1918-06-14

Arnett Hartsfield, Engine Company X: The Powerful Voice

1918-09-24

Audra Lindley, Los Angeles California, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers)

1919-08-04

Michael Ross, Three's Company

1919-08-25

Seymour Robbie, C.C. & Company

1920-08-26

Alun Williams, Company Bachelor of the Year 2004

1920-08-29

Joseph Lesniewski, Erie, Pennsylvania, Easy Company soldier in 101st Airborne, (d. 2012)

1921-12-31

Lynn Compton, Los Angeles, California, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), (d. 2012)

1923-04-15

Douglas Wass, CEO (Equity & Law Life Assurance Company)

1923-05-12

Ewart G Abner, record company executive

1923-08-06

William B Williams, Babylon NY, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company)

1923-10-16

Walter Zacharius, The Company We Keep

1923-11-23

Angelo John Novarese, record company founder

1924-03-24

Norman Fell, Phila, actor (Mr Roper-3's Company, The End, Graduate)

1924-07-09

René Arzic, Chotard and Company

1924-07-21

Don Knotts, Morgantown WV, actor (Amdy Griffth Show, 3's Company)

1925-02-02

Elaine Stritch, Detroit, Michigan, American actress (30 Rock, Company)

1925-05-15

Carl Sanders, Big Bets: 100 Years of Southern Company

1925-08-09

Don Nicholl, Three's Company

1925-08-28

Marvin Davis, Newark NJ, CEO (Davis Oil Company)

1925-10-14

Danny Epstein, The Electric Company

1925-12-01

Jaime Mendoza-Nava, The Boys in Company C

1926-01-26

Charles Tidbury, former chairman (Whitbread & Company)

1926-02-14

John Clark, CEO (Plessey Company)

1926-05-17

Cicely Berry, voice director (Royal Shakespeare Company)

1927-04-29

Betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec

1929-07-19

Noberto Kerner, Company Man

1929-11-28

Berry Gordy, Detroit, record company owner (Motown)

1930-03-22

Stephen Sondheim, NYC, lyricist (West Side Story, Company)

1930-07-29

Paul Taylor, dancer/choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company) [or 6/5]

1930-12-22

Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)

1931-01-25

Dean Jones, Decatur Ala, actor (Ensign O'Toole, Company, Love Bug)

1931-12-07

Billy Wells, Keep Me Company

1932-03-18

Darell L. Garretson, Mixed Company

1932-08-09

Gene Mathews, The Comedy Company

1932-09-27

Peter Holmes, CEO (Shell Transport & Trading Company

1932-11-13

Richard Mulligan, Oliver & Company

1933-01-24

Roger Beatty, Carol Burnett & Company

1934-07-28

Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)

1934-10-16

Tom Clegg, Sharpe's Company

1934-12-26

Ted Childs, Sharpe's Company

1935-07-19

Peter Birrel, Sharpe's Company

1936-07-14

Barbara Turner, The Company

1937-01-30

Ed Hansen, The Bikini Carwash Company

1937-06-18

Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (Natl Black Theatre Company)

1937-08-02

Ronald Brierley, company chairman

1938-08-02

Malcolm Craddock, Sharpe's Company

1940-05-07

Angela Carter, The Company of Wolves

1940-08-11

Kip King, Chicago Ill, actor (Charlie & Company)

1941-05-10

Taurean Blacque, Oliver & Company

1941-05-28

Beth Howland, Boston Mass, actress (Vera-Alice, Company)

1941-07-06

Hugh Van Es, The Boys in Company C

1941-12-18

Sam Andrew, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Company-Cheap Thrills)

1941-9-04

John Mackey, Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen

1941-9-24

Judy Schenz, In Fast Company

1941-9-30

Dan Miller, Miller & Company

1942-11-16

Donna McKechnie, Pontiac Michigan, actress/dancer (Company)

1943-01-11

Ryosuke Takahashi, Bad Company

1943-07-27

Stu Gilliam, Detroit, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company)

1943-12-14

Mikio Shimizu, Bad Company

1944-01-09

Drew Michaels, The Boys in Company C

1944-03-01

John Napier, London, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company)

1944-03-31

Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)

1944-05-11

Roy Blumenfeld, Smarkus and Company

1944-08-05

Barry Bowman, The Company You Keep

1944-9-18

Michael Franks, Bad Company

1945-03-03

Hattie Winston, Greenville Miss, actress (Nurse, Electric Company)

1945-05-06

Anthony Sloman, The Company of Wolves

1945-07-02

Darrell Kitchell, Kenny & Company

1945-10-11

Lary Simpson, Bad Company

1945-10-30

Richard Morant, The Company of Wolves

1946-01-01

Boz Burrell, Bad Company: The Official Authorised 40th Anniversary Documentary

1946-02-01

Elisabeth Sladen, K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend

1946-10-08

Charthel Arthur, The Company

1946-10-16

Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)

1947-03-29

Peter Ruehl, Gillies and Company

1948-02-20

John Browne, group chief executive, British Petroleum Company

1948-07-07

Mat Irvine, K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend

1948-07-08

Ian McFadyen, The Comedy Company

1948-09-17

John Ritter, Burbank California, actor (Jack-3's Company, Hearts Afire)

1949-04-23

Joyce DeWitt, Wheeling WV, actress (Janet Wood-Three's Company)

1949-04-24

Preston Ritter, Trust Company

1949-07-28

Simon Kirke, London UK, rock drummer (Bad Company)

1949-12-17

Paul Rodgers, Engl, rocker (Bad Company-Feel Like Makin Love, Firm)

1950-08-29

Jacquie Rohr, C.C. & Company

1951-04-06

Slawomir Grunberg, Fenceline: A Company Town Divided

1951-04-19

Barry Brown, Bad Company

1951-05-16

Sofi Zanninou, Female Company

1951-05-28

Gordon Bressack, The Electric Company

1951-06-13

Howard Leese, Bad Company: Hard Rock Live

1952-04-20

Damon Douglas, Bad Company

1952-05-12

Mobin Khan, In Good Company

1952-06-14

Adèle Anderson, Company Business

1953-11-11

Boney Kapoor, Company

1954-11-06

Catherine Crier, CNN & Company

1954-9-29

Mark Mitchell, The Comedy Company

1955-06-10

Andrew Stevens, Memphis Tn, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury)

1955-12-07

Priscilla Barnes, Ft Dix NJ, actress (License to Kill, 3s Company)

1955-9-24

Aleksandr Bashirov, 9th Company

1956-11-05

Lavrendis Mahairitsas, In Good Company

1956-12-30

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Oliver & Company

1957-06-23

Darrell Mapson, The Bikini Carwash Company

1958-04-08

Mark Goldweber, The Company

1958-12-02

Dato Evgenidze, 9th Company

1958-9-23

Danielle Dax, The Company of Wolves

1959-03-11

Glenn GT Taylor, Return to Amy's Baking Company

1959-04-02

Asako Yashiro, Bad Company

1959-06-12

Jenilee Harrison, Glendale California, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas)

1959-9-17

Bruce Johnson, Battlefield: Bad Company 2

1960-05-21

Mohanlal, Company

1961-05-07

Tim L. Brennon, A Company Called MIQIIN

1961-11-30

Aleksandr Lykov, 9th Company

1961-12-02

Marko Röhr, 9th Company

1962-01-15

Russ Bevill, Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

1962-01-29

Heather Harrison, Anderson and Company

1962-12-04

Dmitriy Rudovskiy, 9th Company

1963-03-19

Neil LaBute, In the Company of Men

1963-05-22

Ilkka Matila, 9th Company

1964-02-15

Starla Dotson, Kenny & Company

1964-06-03

Christian Martin, In the Company of Agents

1965-06-29

Company Matsuo, The Sex Cannon Ball Run

1965-08-08

Maksim Osadchiy-Korytkovskiy, 9th Company

1965-12-28

Jeff Roth, Kenny & Company

1966-11-08

Gordon Ramsay, Amy's Baking Company

1967-03-11

Konstandino Kalarytis, The Company You Keep

1967-05-09

Fedor Bondarchuk, 9th Company

1968-01-23

Elena Yatsura, 9th Company

1968-10-19

Tobias Falk, Battlefield: Bad Company 2

1968-11-01

Kevin Wayne, Company M: A Mob of Soldiers

1968-11-14

Tomoyuki Furumaya, Bad Company

1969-03-08

Stephen Honanie, Mixed Company

1969-03-09

Mikhail Porechenkov, 9th Company

1969-10-03

Emily Cline, In the Company of Men

1969-11-03

Ashraf Ul Haq, Company

1969-11-30

Bill Barnett, Company M: A Mob of Soldiers

1969-9-11

Grigoriy Pushkin, 9th Company

1970-04-16

Fran Robinson, California, actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company)

1970-04-26

Ferenc Vizes, The Company

1971-03-15

Mindy O'Toole, Smarkus and Company

1971-05-18

Lyle E Style, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company'

1971-12-23

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Company Bachelor of the Year 2004

1971-9-23

Mi-yeon Lee, A Company Man

1972-02-08

Bret Anthony, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company'

1972-03-18

Toby Gaff, In the Company of Men

1972-04-22

Sarah Patterson, The Company of Wolves

1972-10-12

Neriah Davis, The Bikini Carwash Company

1972-12-04

Ted Johnson, Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen

1972-9-16

Jackson Anderer, Amy's Baking Company

1973-08-28

Matthew John Armstrong, Chapter Seventeen 'Company Man'

1973-10-13

Miquel Company Costa, Episode dated 24 May 2011

1973-9-19

Dmitriy Mukhamadeev, 9th Company

1974-02-09

Nick Bicanic, Shadow Company

1974-06-06

Severi Glanville, 9th Company

1974-10-04

Gordon Van Dyke, Battlefield: Bad Company 2

1974-10-14

Juan Carlos Montoya, Amy's Baking Company

1974-10-23

Kaleena Kiff, Oliver & Company

1975-05-19

Kirill Vasilenko, 9th Company

1975-07-15

Janette Myers, In the Company of Men

1975-08-10

Enric Company, Episode #5.7

1975-08-12

Mikael Karlsson, Battlefield: Bad Company 2

1975-12-08

Artyom Mikhalkov, 9th Company

1976-03-26

Mikhail Evlanov, 9th Company

1976-04-20

Joey Lawrence, Oliver & Company

1976-10-31

Sanjit De Silva, The Company Men

1976-11-28

Mikhail Vladimirov, 9th Company

1976-9-27

Aleksandr Sheyn, 9th Company

1977-02-08

April Peter, Two's Company

1977-06-16

Brandy Runyan, In the Company of Men

1977-06-19

Attila Varadi, The Company

1978-9-11

Sean Reynolds, Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

1979-05-21

Oliver Cowley, Amy's Baking Company

1979-06-13

Brad Webb, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - The Company of Thorin

1979-9-22

Chad Michael Collins, Company of Heroes

1980-08-08

Candace Wirt, The Company

1980-08-17

Lene Marlin, Bad Company

1981-03-04

Fanchon Bertrand, Bad Company

1981-03-28

Justin Sulham, Unexpected Company

1981-08-06

Irina Rakhmanova, 9th Company

1981-12-19

Melanie Scalera, Unexpected Company

1981-12-24

Cailey Taylor, The Bikini Escort Company

1981-9-02

Aleksey Chadov, 9th Company

1983-04-15

Ray Cunningham, Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

1983-10-11

Peter O'Brien, Misery Loves Company

1983-10-27

Artur Smolyaninov, 9th Company

1983-11-02

Konrad Bösherz, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

1984-01-08

Hayley Andoff, The Company

1984-07-12

Ryan McGechaen, Company of Heroes

1984-9-03

Talia Day, Company Man

1985-02-07

Konstantin Kryukov, 9th Company

1985-03-13

Aaron Ferris-Osborne, In the Company of Wolves

1986-05-18

Yamato Okitsu, Bad Company

1986-10-19

Meghan Lambert, Return to Amy's Baking Company

1986-11-14

Michael Ryan Newell, Kudlow & Company

1987-07-19

Jennifer Bradley, The Company You Keep

1987-08-28

Yuta Nakajima, Bad Company

1988-12-25

Nolan Marker, The Fuller Brush Company

1988-9-27

Ivo Arakov, Company of Heroes

1989-04-27

Peter Joseph Lewis, Company Retreat

1989-9-29

Theo Adams, The Theo Adams Company

1990-11-24

Ashley Lopez, The Company Man

1995-03-28

Anthony O'Leary, The Company Men

1995-11-28

Rachel Bridges, Company Town

1995-9-01

Reno Muren, The Orheim Company

Company - Weddings
Date Event
1977-11-11

"Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers (30) weds host Alan Hamel (40)

2002-02-17

Actress Joan Collins (68) weds theater company manager Percy Gibson at Claridge's Hotel in London

Company - Divorces
Date Event
2010-12-28

Film and record company executive Justin Siegel (23) divorces actress-singer Emmy Rossum due to irreconcilable differences after a year-and-a-half of marriage

Company - Notable Deaths

John DeereMay 17, 1886

Henry John HeinzMay 14, 1919

Milton S. HersheyOct 13, 1945

Company - Deaths
Date Event
1699-06-22

Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)

1712-04-05

John Luyken, poet/etcher (species company), dies at 63

1760-04-10

Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75

1848-03-29

John Jacob Astor, charted American Fur Company, dies at 84

1866-10-26

John Kinder Labatt, Irish-Canadian brewer (Labatt Brewing Company) (b. 1803)

1886-05-17

John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company, dies at 82

1902-12-04

Charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company - Wall Street Journal) (b. 1851)

1905-01-14

Ernst Abbe, German physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company), dies at 64

1906-01-16

Marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834)

1906-02-10

Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827)

1914-09-28

Richard Sears, businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company) (b. 1863)

1919-05-14

Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74

1930-02-03

Gus Sanberg, Fast Company

1936-03-21

Aleksandr Glazunov, The Company

1942-11-11

Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company), dies at 58

1943-05-26

Edsel Ford, owner (Ford Motor Company), dies at 49

1944-05-30

Bruno Granichstaedten, The Company's in Love

1945-10-13

Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company), dies at 86

1945-10-16

Vasco Creti, Company and the Crazy

1946-04-05

Wally Rehg, Fast Company

1958-06-23

George Boehler, Fast Company

1961-09-26

Juanita Hansen, actress (Fast Company), dies of heart ailment at 67

1966-08-22

Walton Butterfield, Fast Company

1968-08-18

Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52

1977-08-24

Bradley King, Wild Company

1988-03-16

Arnold 'Jigger' Statz, Fast Company

1992-02-16

Angela Carter, The Company of Wolves

1992-03-30

Alun Williams, Company Bachelor of the Year 2004

1993-05-08

Alwin Nikolais, The Company

1995-03-29

Carl E Jefferson, record company owner, dies at 74

1995-10-10

Jimmy Nash, record company owner, dies at 47

1995-11-02

Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82

1996-06-23

Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72

1996-08-21

Sidney George Gray, company secretary, dies at 82

1997-10-16

Audra Lindley, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers), dies at 79

1999-02-22

Noberto Kerner, Company Man

2000-09-26

Richard Mulligan, Oliver & Company

2000-12-11

Drew Michaels, The Boys in Company C

2001-12-25

Billy Wells, Keep Me Company

2002-05-24

Gene Mathews, The Comedy Company

2002-11-25

Mary Meigs, Strangers in Good Company

2003-07-28

Beth Webber, Strangers in Good Company

2004-06-17

Seymour Robbie, C.C. & Company

2004-06-23

Peter Birrel, Sharpe's Company

2005-05-31

Jaime Mendoza-Nava, The Boys in Company C

2005-07-01

Mindy O'Toole, Smarkus and Company

2005-12-16

Ed Hansen, The Bikini Carwash Company

2006-09-21

Boz Burrell, Bad Company: The Official Authorised 40th Anniversary Documentary

2006-10-29

Damon Douglas, Bad Company

2007-04-11

Ronald Speirs, American Army officer(CO of Easy Company) (b. 1920)

2008-04-21

Darell L. Garretson, Mixed Company

2009-04-08

Dan Miller, Miller & Company

2009-05-15

Hugh Van Es, The Boys in Company C

2009-05-26

Michael Ross, Three's Company

2009-06-10

Henri Bourtayre, Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?

2010-01-12

Hasib Sabbagh, Palestinian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of Consolidated Contractors Company (b. 1920)

2010-07-29

Bernard West, Three's Company

2010-08-04

Danny Epstein, The Electric Company

2011-03-02

Walter Zacharius, The Company We Keep

2011-04-12

Peter Ruehl, Gillies and Company

2011-04-19

Elisabeth Sladen, K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend

2011-04-22

Morton P. Jacobs, The Comedy Company

2011-07-06

John Mackey, Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen

2011-11-09

Richard Morant, The Company of Wolves

2011-11-26

Russ Bevill, Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

2011-12-09

Mark Goldweber, The Company

2012-05-23

Joseph Lesniewski, soldier (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), dies at 91

2014-10-31

Arnett Hartsfield, Engine Company X: The Powerful Voice

2014-11-16

Carl Sanders, Big Bets: 100 Years of Southern Company

2015-02-17

Ashraf Ul Haq, Company

2015-03-30

Preston Ritter, Trust Company

2015-08-15

Malcolm Craddock, Sharpe's Company

2017-11-19

Ann Wedgeworth, Three's Company and Evening Shade actress, dies aged 83

2018-05-08

'Menards Guy' Ray Szmanda, longtime company spokesman, dies at 91


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