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Alexander Graham BellJan 25, 1881

Theodore RooseveltJun 18, 1912

Neil YoungMar 3, 1966

BonoSep 25, 1976

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Date Event
1167-12-01

Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League

1295-07-05

Scotland and France form an alliance, the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England.

1525-07-19

Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau

1526-02-27

Saxony & Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)

1526-05-22

Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac

1531-02-27

Evangelical German monarchy/towns form Schmalkaldische Union

1557-12-03

1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form

1571-05-20

Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League

1633-04-23

Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn

1636-07-04

City of Providence, Rhode Island form

1643-05-19

Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut & New Harbor form United Colonies of New England

1657-03-23

France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk

1658-08-15

France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Confederation of the Rhine

1666-10-25

Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Neth form anti-French Quadruple Alliance

1673-08-30

Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant

1674-07-01

Spain, France & Netherlands form Triple Alliance

1675-06-20

Abenaki, Massachusetts, Mohegan & Wampanoag indians form anti-English front under Metacom

1689-05-12

England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg

1707-04-29

English and Scottish parliaments accept Act of Union; form United Kingdom of Great Britain

1707-05-01

England, Wales & Scotland form United Kingdom of Great Britain

1787-09-12

Black Masons form 1st lodge

1788-08-13

Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90

1792-05-17

24 merchants form New York Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street

1794-03-27

Denmark and Sweden form a neutrality compact.

1802-11-01

Delegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio, to form a state constitutional convention.

1864-02-19

Knights of Pythias form 1st lodge in Wash DC (12 members)

1865-12-24

Several Confederate veterans form Ku Klux Klan in Pulaski, Tn

1873-11-20

Rival cities of Buda & Pest unite to form the capital of Hungary

1876-11-23

Columbia, Harvard & Princeton form Intercollegiate Football Association

1881-01-25

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

1885-10-22

John Ward & several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union

1889-05-01

Bayer introduces aspirin in powder form (Germany)

1894-11-17

Daily Racing Form founded

1895-06-20

Nicaragua, El Salvador & Honduras form a short-lived confederation

1895-06-28

El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union

1898-01-01

Brooklyn merges with NY to form present City of NY

1900-12-23

As American forces defeat the Filipino insurgents and impose civil authority, some Filipinos form a Federal Party with a platform recognizing US sovereignty

1902-11-21

Baseball's Phila Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League

1904-05-04

Charles Stewart Rolls meets Frederick Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England. Go on to form Roll-Royce

1906-03-15

Britons Rolls, Royce & Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd

1907-02-26

Royal Oil & Shell merge to form British Petroleum (BP)

1907-08-31

Britain, Russia & France form Triple Entente

1909-06-15

Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.

1911-10-21

Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union

1912-01-08

Chiefs, representatives of people's and church organisations, and other prominent individuals form the African National Congress and declare its aim to bring all Africans together as one people to defend their rights and freedoms

1912-06-18

The Chicago national Republican Convention splits between President Taft and Theodore Roosevelt; after Taft is nominated, Roosevelt and progressive elements of the Party form the Progressive Party (also known as the 'Bull Moose Party')

1916-01-31

Dutch Girl Guides form

1917-03-12

[OS Feb 27] Russian Duma sets up the Provisional Committee; Soviets form Executive Committee

1917-07-20

Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia

1920-08-20

Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League

1922-12-20

14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)

1923-10-24

Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship

1924-04-17

Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures & Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM

1925-11-09

German NSDAP form Schutzstaffel (SS)

1930-01-01

Jurgens & Van den Berg merge with Lever Brothers to form Unilever

1931-10-11

100,000 extreme-right Germans form "Harzburger Front"

1933-05-12

Federal Emergency Relief Administration & Agricultural Adjustment Administration form to help the needy & farmers

1933-05-17

Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway.

1934-02-16

Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland.

1935-06-10

Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous

1936-01-16

Spanish socialists/communists/anarchists form Unidad Popular

1936-07-24

Generals Mola & Cabanellas form Spanish anti-government

1939-12-02

British Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC

1947-07-25

US Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Department of Defense

1947-10-29

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands form Benelux Union

1948-01-01

British railways are nationalised to form British Rail.

1948-09-01

Communist form North China People's Republic

1949-08-03

Basketball Association of America & National Basketball League merge to form National Basketball Association

1951-04-18

France, West Germany & Benelux form European Steel & Coal Community

1951-12-09

Voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg, W Germany

1952-07-12

East German SED decides to form German DR army

1953-08-22

John Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union

1953-09-21

Allied forces form West Germany

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

1955-12-05

The American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merge and form the AFL-CIO.

1958-02-22

Egypt & Syria form United Arab Republic (UAR)

1958-05-13

Jordan & Iraq form Arab Federation

1958-05-19

US & Canada form North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)

1958-12-09

Robert H W Welch Jr & 11 other men meet in Indianapolis to form anti-Communist John Birch Society

1959-10-12

At the national congress of APRA in Peru a group of leftist radicals are expelled from the party. They will later form APRA Rebelde.

1960-09-14

Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia & Venezuela form Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

1962-01-23

Libya, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb

1963-06-20

Beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income

1964-04-26

Tanganyika & Zanzibar form The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar

1964-08-14

Egypt/Iraq/Jordan/Kuwait/Syria form common market

1964-08-22

Guinee, Liberia & Ivory Coast form joint market

1966-03-03

Buffalo Springfield form (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al)

1967-06-01

Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC

1967-08-08

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1967-12-20

Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull

1968-04-02

Beatles form Python Music Ltd

1968-09-30

AL & NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires

1969-07-02

Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain

1970-11-18

Netherlands & Albania form diplomatic relations

1971-04-17

Egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)

1971-08-10

16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research

1971-12-02

Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah & Umm ak Qiwain form United Arab Emirates

1971-12-25

Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity) form Jesse Jackson

1972-09-01

Egypt & Libya form federation

1973-04-01

John & Yoko form a new country with no laws or boundaries, called Nutopia, its national anthem is silence

1974-02-28

US & Egypt re-form diplomatic relations after 7 years

1975-10-17

UN passes resolution saying "Zionism is a form of racism"

1976-09-25

Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2

1977-11-02

Microbiologist Carl R. Woese and scientists from the University of Illinois announce the identification of methanogens, a form of microbial life (Archaea) dating back some 3.5 billion years

1978-12-29

Shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government

1982-02-01

Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)

1982-07-31

Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)

1989-02-01

The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

1989-02-16

Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market

1989-02-17

Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market

1989-07-01

NFL owners vote unanimously to form WLAF

1990-05-22

North & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen

1991-02-12

North & South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition

1991-12-08

Russia, Belorussia & Ukraine form Commonwealth of Ind States

1992-01-12

A new constitution, providing for freedom to form political parties, is approved by a referendum in Mali.

1994-01-27

Romanian social democrats form government with anti-Semites

1996-01-01

Curacao gains limited form of self rule (Status Aparte)

1998-09-14

Telecommunications companies MCI Communications and WorldCom complete their $37 billion merger to form MCI WorldCom.

1999-11-30

British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe's largest defence contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.

2001-06-14

China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

2004-02-28

Over 1 million Taiwanese participating in the 228 Hand-in-Hand Rally form a 500-kilometre (300-mile) long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947

2004-09-21

The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) People's War and the Maoist Communist Centre of India merge to form the Communist Party of India (Maoist).

2005-09-01

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

2005-10-10

Negotiations between the CDU/CSU and SPD in Germany had concluded that both parties would form a grand coaltion with Angela Merkel of the CDU as chancellor after both parties lost seats in the 2005 German federal election. She was subsequently elected in the Bundestag as chancellor on November 22 of the same year.

2005-12-30

Tropical Storm Zeta forms in the open Atlantic Ocean, tying the record for the latest tropical cyclone ever to form in the North Atlantic basin.

2007-01-13

Two thirds of the Venus's southern hemisphere suddenly brightened as something triggered aerosols to form at a furious rate.

2007-03-04

Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.

2012-05-15

Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled

2012-10-29

Publishing companies Penguin and Random House merge to form the world's largest publisher

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Form - Birthdays
Date Event
1757-08-12

ALF, alien life form (ALF)

1805-09-06

Horatio Greenough, US, neo-classical sculptor/writer (Form & Function)

1860-05-02

D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)

1864-09-14

Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)

1877-05-26

Isadora Duncan, San Franciso, American free form/interpretative dancer

1892-12-11

Leo Ornstein, Kremenchug Russia, composer (Bio in Sonata Form)

1898-07-30

Henry Moore, Henry Moore: Man of Form

1924-06-02

Benjamin De Mott, An Echo to the Sense: Prosody and Form in Poetry

1930-9-24

Geoffrey Wheeler, Television Top of the Form

1946-10-20

Chris Woodhead, The Top of the Form Story

1959-07-25

Hiroaki Harakawa, Beast Wars II: Super Life-Form Transformers

1969-06-16

Josef Form├ínek, 13. komnata Josefa Formánka

1969-10-04

Rachel Zirkin, An Echo to the Sense: Prosody and Form in Poetry

1973-01-16

Maki Miyamae, Super Life-Form Transformers: Beast Wars Neo

1978-12-08

Nicholas Sprague, Form and Void

1985-04-03

Philip J. Williams, Beneath the Veil... Art Form of Belly Dancing

1987-06-29

Veronica Hunsinger-Loe, Form and Void

Form - Weddings
Date Event
2007-05-06

"The Fast and the Furious" actress Jordana Brewster (27) weds movie producer Andrew Form (38) in Bahamas

Form - Notable Deaths

Dolly the SheepFeb 14, 2003

Form - Deaths
Date Event
2003-02-14

Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6

2005-09-28

Benjamin De Mott, An Echo to the Sense: Prosody and Form in Poetry

2013-12-30

Geoffrey Wheeler, Television Top of the Form

2015-06-23

Chris Woodhead, The Top of the Form Story

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