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Milton S. HersheyApr 24, 1907

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Robert MenziesAug 31, 1945

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Date Event
2333

The state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.

293

The oldest known Roman temple to Venus is founded, starting the institution of Vinalia Rustica.

BC
AD
301-09-03

San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.

421-03-25

Friday at 12 PM - city of Venice founded

681-08-09

Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Constantine IV south of the Danube delta.

951-07-08

Paris is founded

988-07-10

The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.

1201-08-18

The city of Riga is founded.

1325-03-18

According to legend, Tenochtitlan is founded on this date. The event is depicted on the Mexican coat of arms.

1340-06-07

Rotterdam Netherlands founded

1348-04-23

1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)

1358-06-27

Republic of Dubrovnik is founded

1365-03-12

University of Vienna founded

1441-06-24

Eton College founded by Henry VI

1459-05-12

Sun City India founded by Rao Jodhpur

1492-12-26

1st Spanish settlement La Navidad (modern Môle-Saint-Nicolas) in New World founded, by Columbus

1519-08-15

Panama City founded

1527-05-30

University of Marburg (Germany) founded

1534-12-06

Quito, Ecuador, founded by Spanish

1537-08-15

Asunción, Paraguay, is founded.

1538-07-25

The City of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.

1538-08-06

Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada.

1540-08-15

Arequipa, Peru, is founded.

1540-09-27

Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola

1541-02-12

Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)

1541-02-24

Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)

1548-07-16

La Paz, Bolivia is founded

1549-03-29

The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.

1557-04-12

Cuenca is founded in Ecuador.

1558-10-09

Mérida is founded in Venezuela.

1566-02-13

St Augustine, Florida founded

1571-05-19

Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines

1573-07-06

Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera.

1573-11-22

The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.

1575-02-08

University Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"

1576-01-20

The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa.

1596-09-20

Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.

1599-12-25

The city of Natal, Brazil, is founded.

1605-08-08

The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.

1608-05-14

The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.

1616-01-12

Brazilian city Belem (the entrance gate to the Amazon) founded by Captain Major Francisco Branco

1629-07-10

1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in US founded (Salem, MA)

1630-09-17

The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.

1634-07-04

The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec.

1635-04-23

Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded

1636-10-28

Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) founded

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.

1642-05-18

Montreal, Canada, founded

1643-12-25

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

1651-08-13

Litchfield, CT, founded

1659-12-08

Mexican border town Ciudad Juárez is founded by Fray García de San Francisco.

1664-06-24

The colony of New Jersey is founded.

1665-10-05

The University of Kiel is founded.

1682-09-14

Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, founded.

1682-10-27

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.

1683-09-15

Germantown Pa founded by 13 immigrant families

1686-05-04

Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.

1689-03-16

The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.

1691-08-16

Yorktown, Virginia founded

1692-06-24

Kingston, Jamaica, founded

1703-05-27

St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Russian Tsar Peter the Great

1717-06-24

1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London

1718-05-07

The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .

1718-08-25

Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded

1719-02-12

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

1724-01-28

The Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented in the Senate decree. It was called St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.

1729-07-30

City of Baltimore founded

1733-02-12

Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah

1738-04-18

Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") founded in Madrid.

1748-08-26

The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1749-06-21

Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded.

1751-05-11

1st hospital founded (Pennsylvania Hospital) in the 13 Colonies in America

1753-07-07

British Museum founded by an Act of Parliament (opens in 1759)

1754-01-04

Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC)

1760-08-21

The church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city.

1764-02-15

St. Louis, Missouri founded as a French trading post by Pierre Laclade Ligue

1767-07-03

Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date).

1768-07-07

Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel

1768-08-19

Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

1770-06-03

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in Calif

1771-07-14

Mission San Antonio de Padua founded in California

1773-06-17

Cúcuta, Colombia is founded by Juana Rangel de Cuéllar

1775-06-14

US Army founded

1776-06-29

Mission Dolores founded by San Francisco Bay

1776-09-17

The Presidio of San Francisco is founded in New Spain.

1776-10-09

Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay

1776-11-01

Mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California

1777-01-12

Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in Calif

1777-01-18

San Jose California, founded

1780-02-29

The Omicron Delta Omega fraternity was founded by Benjamin Franklin at James Madison University.

1780-04-16

The University of Münster in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded.

1780-05-04

American Academy of Arts & Science founded

1781-09-04

Los Angeles is founded by 44 Spanish speaking mestizos in the Bahia de las Fumas (Bay of Smokes)

1786-11-07

The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society.

1788-08-17

Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded

1789-01-23

Georgetown, 1st US Catholic college, founded

1789-03-10

Franklin College founded

1790-08-04

US Coast Guard founded as Revenue Cutter Service

1792-01-25

The London Corresponding Society is founded.

1794-03-03

Richard Allen founded AME Church

1794-06-24

Bowdoin College is founded in Maine, USA

1796-07-22

Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleveland

1798-06-13

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia founded in California

1799-03-07

The Royal Institution of Great Britain founded; dedicated to scientific research and education.

1802-06-09

US Academy at West Point founded

1803-03-03

Colégio Militar is founded in Portugal by Colonel Teixeira Rebello.

1804-10-09

Hobart Tasmania founded

1808-03-06

1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard

1808-06-01

1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio

1813-02-23

1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Mass

1815-02-13

The Cambridge Union Society is founded.

1815-03-24

Handel & Haydn Society of Boston founded

1816-06-11

Gas Light Co of Baltimore founded

1816-10-21

The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.

1817-03-08

The New York Stock Exchange is founded.

1818-01-02

The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.

1819-08-06

Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States.

1820-01-12

Royal Astronomical Society founded in England

1821-03-14

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (NY)

1822-02-09

Haiti invades the newly founded Dominican Republic.

1822-03-22

NY Horticultural Society founded

1822-05-03

Society for the Propagation of the Faith founded (Lyon, France)

1824-02-16

Athenaeum club founded in London

1824-03-04

The "National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck" was founded in the United Kingdom, later to be renamed The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in 1858.

1825-05-25

American Unitarian Association founded

1825-11-26

1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))

1826-02-11

University College London founded; known until 1836 as London University

1827-11-17

The Delta Phi fraternity, America's oldest continuous social fraternity, was founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

1829-10-01

South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.

1830-05-13

Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president

1832-12-24

1st US Negro hospital founded by whites chartered, Savannah, Georgia

1833-08-12

Chicago is founded.

1833-10-29

1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded

1834-03-09

French Foreign Legion is founded.

1835-08-30

Melbourne, Australia is founded.

1835-10-03

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

1836-07-27

Adelaide, South Australia, founded

1836-08-30

The city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen

1837-05-03

The University of Athens is founded.

1837-09-21

Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores

1837-11-08

Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women

1838-11-03

The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.

1839-08-08

Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.

1839-11-11

The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.

1840-08-18

Organization of American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY)

1842-08-21

The city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.

1842-11-26

The University of Notre Dame is founded.

1843-10-13

B'nai B'rith founded (NY)

1844-06-22

Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.

1845-08-06

The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg.

1845-12-06

Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College.

1847-07-29

Cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States.

1848-03-23

The ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago province is founded.

1848-05-01

The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta is founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

1848-11-21

Cincinnati Turngemeinde founded

1848-12-26

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity is founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

1849-05-15

Philadelphia Turngemeinde founded

1851-01-31

SF Orphan's Asylum, 1st in California, founded

1851-09-15

Saint Joseph's University is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1852-02-19

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity is founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

1852-11-21

Duke U, founded in 1838 as Union Institute chartered as Normal College

1854-05-24

Lincoln University, Penn, 1st Black college in US founded by John Miller Dickey and Sarah Emlen Cresson

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.

1854-10-12

Lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute

1855-03-24

Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas

1855-06-28

The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University

1856-03-09

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama

1856-04-10

The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.

1857-01-22

National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY

1857-01-24

The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.

1857-10-05

The City of Anaheim was founded.

1857-10-24

World's first soccer club, Sheffield F C, founded in Yorkshire, England

1860-05-17

German football club TSV 1860 München is founded

1860-08-03

American Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY

1861-11-04

University of Washington founded in Seattle

1862-07-01

The Russian State Library is founded.

1863-07-04

Boise, Idaho founded (now capital of Idaho)

1863-09-16

Robert College of Istanbul-Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.

1864-04-29

The Theta Xi fraternity is founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

1864-10-30

Helena, Montana's capital, founded

1865-03-02

Freedman's Bureau founded for Black Education, 1865

1866-11-20

Howard University founded (Washington DC)

1868-03-23

University of California founded (Oakland California)

1868-05-09

The city of Reno, Nevada, is founded.

1869-05-15

National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1869-12-09

Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia

1869-12-10

The first American chapter of Kappa Sigma is founded at the University of Virginia.

1871-03-26

Paris Commune founded

1871-06-16

Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC

1871-10-13

The Delphic Fraternity is founded as the Delphic Society at the State Normal School in Geneseo, New York.

1872-10-02

Morgan State University founded

1874-07-12

Ontario Agricultural College founded

1874-09-12

1874 The District of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada is founded.

1875-06-07

California Rifle and Pistol Association founded

1875-10-16

Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.

1875-11-04

Massachusetts Rifle Association is founded in Boston

1875-11-17

Amer Theosophical Society founded by Mme Blavatsky & Col Olcott

1878-03-26

Hastings College of Law founded in California

1879-01-25

The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.

1879-03-01

Library of Hawaii founded

1880-04-24

Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England

1880-10-04

University of California founded in Los Angeles

1881-04-11

Spelman College founded

1881-05-21

American Red Cross founded by Clara Barton

1881-11-15

American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh)

1882-10-14

University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.

1884-01-04

The Fabian Society is founded in London.

1884-11-01

The Gaelic Athletic Association is founded to promote Irish sport and games; The association denies membership to the police and army and is immediately infiltrated by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB)

1885-10-13

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.

1886-01-19

Aurora Ski Club, 1st in US, founded in Minnesota

1886-03-01

The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.

1887-03-07

North Carolina State University is founded by the North Carolina General Assembly.

1888-01-13

National Geographic Society founded (Washington, DC)

1889-09-23

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

1889-10-10

Barnard College is founded.

1889-12-19

Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii

1890-03-20

General Federation of Womans' Clubs founded

1890-10-11

Daughters of American Revolution founded

1890-10-13

The Delta Chi fraternity is founded by 11 law students at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

1890-12-16

Negro Methodist Episcopal Church founded in Jackson, TN

1891-02-15

AIK is founded at Biblioteksgatan 8 in Stockholm by Isidor Behrens.

1891-04-01

The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.

1892-01-11

Hawaiian Historical Society founded

1892-05-19

National Society of Colonial Dames of America founded

1893-07-31

Gaelic League is founded by Douglas Hyde and Eoin MacNeill in order to encourage Irish people to speak the language and take a greater interest in their culture

1893-11-29

Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.

1894-01-01

South African Amateur Athletic Union is founded in Johannesburg.

1894-06-23

The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.

1894-10-01

Civic organization, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben founded in Omaha, Nebraska

1894-11-17

Daily Racing Form founded

1895-01-12

The National Trust is founded in Britain.

1897-03-13

San Diego State University is founded.

1897-12-12

Belo Horizonte, the first planned city of Brazil, is founded.

1898-08-29

The Goodyear tire company is founded.

1898-10-01

The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.

1898-10-06

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

1899-02-16

Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur Iceland's first football club is founded.

1899-12-10

The Delta Sigma Phi fraternity is founded at the City College of New York.

1900-01-12

Freeland Colony founded in US

1900-03-05

American Hall of Fame founded

1900-08-03

Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.

1900-09-01

Cumann na nGaedheal (Irish Council) founded by Arthur Griffith in order to promote a buy Irish campaign

1901-08-22

Cadillac Motor Company is founded.

1902-01-28

Carnegie Institute founded in Wash DC

1902-03-04

American Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago

1903-03-25

Racing Club de Avellaneda, one of the big five of Argentina, is founded.

1903-06-12

The Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity is founded at the University of Michigan School of Music.

1903-10-16

Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia

1903-12-30

American Political Science Association founded at New Orleans

1904-10-19

Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School through the superintendence of the American C.A. O'Reilley.

1905-05-15

Las Vegas Nevada founded

1905-12-28

Intercollegiate Athletic Association of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)

1906-02-15

British Labour Party founded

1906-03-17

The Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

1906-12-30

The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.

1907-04-24

Hersheypark, founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees, is opened.

1907-06-21

E W Scripps founded United Press

1907-08-28

United Parcel Service is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.

1907-11-07

Delta Sigma Pi is founded at New York University.

1908-03-09

Inter Milan is founded.

1908-03-25

Clube Atletico Mineiro, Founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

1908-07-25

Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.

1908-10-03

The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.

1909-01-27

The Young Left is founded in Norway.

1909-02-24

The Hudson Motor Car Company is founded.

1909-11-07

Knights of St Peter Claver founded in Mobile, Alabama; Ladies Auxiliary formed in 1922

1909-11-26

Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.

1909-12-01

1st Israeli kibbutz founded, Deganya Alef

1910-02-15

The Boy Scouts of America founded.

1910-03-30

Mississippi Legislature founded The University of Southern Mississippi.

1910-05-04

Tel Aviv founded

1910-08-25

Yellow Cab is founded.

1911-06-11

Universal Negro Improvement Association founded by Marcus Garvey

1912-05-08

Film and television production/distribution studio Paramount Pictures is founded

1912-08-25

The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded.

1912-09-25

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.

1913-01-13

Delta Sigma Theta, the world's largest Black Women's Sorority is founded at Howard University, Washington DC

1913-02-04

National Institute of Arts & Letters founded

1913-03-17

The Uruguayan Air Force is founded.

1913-11-25

The Irish Volunteers founded in Dublin to "secure the rights and liberties common to all the people of Ireland"

1913-11-26

Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.

1914-01-06

Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded

1914-10-15

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded

1914-10-18

The Schoenstatt Movement is founded in Germany.

1914-10-28

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates

1915-01-21

Kiwanis International founded in Detroit

1915-09-08

Association of Negro Life & History founded

1916-05-27

President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations

1916-10-02

San Diego Zoo founded

1916-10-14

The Perm State University was founded in Russia.

1917-03-10

Batangas was formally founded as one of the Philippines's earliest encomiendas.

1917-03-17

Delta Phi Epsilon is founded at New York University Law School.

1917-11-18

Sigma Alpha Rho, a Jewish high school fraternity, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1917-12-01

Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb

1918-03-11

Save the Redwoods League founded

1918-10-31

Short-lived Banat Republic founded in territory where Romania, Hungary and Serbia meet

1919-01-07

The Industrial and Commercial Workers` Union of South Africa is founded, led by Clements Kadalie

1919-01-18

Bentley Motors Limited is founded.

1919-04-11

The International Labour Organization is founded.

1919-05-29

The Republic of Prekmurje founded - a short-lived, unrecognised state, which on June 6, 1919 was incorporated into the newly established Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed "Yugoslavia" in 1929).

1919-08-11

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

1919-09-04

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.

1920-01-01

The Belorussian Communist Organisation is founded as a separate party.

1920-01-20

The American Civil Liberties Union is founded.

1920-10-30

The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.

1920-11-16

Australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited

1921-01-21

The Italian Communist Party was founded at Livorno.

1921-02-27

The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna.

1921-07-01

The Communist Party of China is founded.

1921-10-06

International PEN is founded in London.

1921-11-14

The Communist Party of Spain is founded.

1922-06-01

Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.

1922-09-11

One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.

1922-10-18

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

1922-11-12

The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1923-02-03

The Alpha Zeta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia founded at Pennsylvania State University.

1923-10-16

Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded

1924-02-14

IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson

1924-06-11

Bene Brak Palestine founded

1924-06-13

Bene Berak Palestine founded

1924-10-22

Toastmasters International is founded.

1924-10-27

The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.

1924-11-01

1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded

1925-06-06

Walter Percy Chrysler founded Chrysler Corp (Iacocca is 8 months old)

1925-12-16

Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.

1925-12-26

The Communist Party of India is founded.

1927-09-07

The University of Minas Gerais is founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by GovernorAntônio Carlos.

1927-10-23

Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss

1928-10-02

The "Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God", commonly known as Opus Dei, was founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá.

1928-10-22

Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

1930-04-04

The Communist Party of Panama is founded.

1930-11-18

Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai, a Buddhist association later renamed Soka Gakkai, is founded by Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda.

1934-09-01

SMJK Sam Tet was founded by Father Fourgs from the St. Michael Church, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

1935-12-18

The Lanka Sama Samaja Party is founded in Ceylon.

1936-05-22

Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.

1936-06-11

Presbyterian Church of America founded at Philadelphia

1936-11-01

Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded

1938-01-02

Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded

1941-02-04

United Service Organization (USO) founded

1941-11-08

The Albanian Communist Party is founded.

1942-12-27

The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.

1943-06-20

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) founded

1945-08-31

The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.

1945-11-16

UNESCO is founded.

1946-02-05

The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.

1946-05-07

Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.

1946-11-23

The Workers Party of South Korea is founded.

1946-12-24

France's Fourth Republic is founded.

1947-10-01

NHL Pension Society founded

1947-12-14

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is founded in Daytona Beach, Florida.

1948-07-15

Alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain

1948-08-01

The U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations is founded.

1948-09-24

The Honda Motor Company is founded.

1949-03-05

The Jharkhand Party is founded in India.

1949-12-16

Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget, later knows as SAAB, is founded in Sweden.

1951-03-20

Fujiyoshida, a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū is founded.

1951-06-04

Mississippi Valley State University founded

1951-11-01

Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson

1954-07-12

Major League Baseball Players Association founded

1955-07-28

The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.

1955-08-07

Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel

1955-09-25

The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.

1957-01-11

The African Convention is founded in Dakar.

1957-01-12

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded

1957-09-17

The North East Humanists group is founded in Newcastle upon Tyne.

1958-08-03

The Billboard Hot 100 is founded

1960-07-12

Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.

1961-04-18

CONCP is founded in Casablanca as a united front of African movements opposing Portuguese colonial rule.

1961-05-28

Amnesty Intl founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)

1963-09-06

The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.

1963-09-19

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

1963-11-23

Horatio Alger Society founded

1964-10-29

Karmi'el founded in Galilee

1964-10-29

Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee

1964-12-15

American Radio Relay League (organization for hams) founded

1965-01-01

The People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan is founded in Kabul.

1965-03-02

Montcalm Community College in Sidney Mich, founded

1965-12-25

The Yemeni Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation is founded in Taiz

1966-04-01

Loyalist led by Ian Paisley, a Protestant fundamentalist preacher, founded the Ulster Constitution Defence Committee to challenge the civil rights movement; it set up a paramilitary-style wing called the Ulster Protestant Volunteers

1966-10-29

National Organization of Women founded

1967-11-30

The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.

1968-01-16

The Youth International Party is founded.

1968-07-18

The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California

1970-11-09

The Irish School of Ecumenics is founded by Michael Hurley

1972-05-04

The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to "Greenpeace Foundation".

1972-08-03

Chozen-ji/Intl Zen Dojo founded by Omori Sogen Roshi, in Hawaii

1973-01-07

British Darts Organisation founded in North London

1973-04-17

German counter-terrorist unit GSG 9 founded.

1974-01-14

World Football League founded

1974-10-10

The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) and its political wing the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP)founded at the Spa Hotel in the village of Lucan near Dublin

1974-11-17

Aliança Operário-Camponesa (Worker-Peasant Alliance) founded in Portugal as a front of PCP(m-l).

1975-04-04

Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

1975-12-02

Lao People's Democratic Republic founded (National Day)

1976-12-26

The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded.

1977-03-26

Focus on the Family is founded by Dr. James Dobson

1977-07-03

The Senegalese Republican Movement (MRS) is founded.

1977-10-21

The European Patent Institute is founded.

1978-03-04

Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue

1978-10-01

The Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.

1978-12-17

The Workers Party of Jamaica is founded by Trevor Munroe.

1980-03-06

French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it 1st woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)

1980-04-29

Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc. is founded.

1982-09-01

The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.

1984-03-09

The Competitive Enterprise Institute in founded in Washington, D.C.

1984-11-20

SETI is founded.

1985-10-04

Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, USA.

1988-09-27

The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi is founded in Burma (Myanmar)

1991-10-16

Jharkhand Chhatra Yuva Morcha is founded at a conference in Ranchi, India.

1992-02-23

The Socialist Labour Party is founded in Georgia.

1994-03-04

4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center

1994-04-04

Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications

1995-09-03

eBay founded.

1998-05-02

The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union's monetary policy.

1998-09-04

Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University

1999-02-27

Korea International School is founded by Soon-Il Chung. It is currently directed by Ann Clapper.

2005-11-29

The new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.

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Founded - Notable Birthdays

Martin LutherNov 10, 1483

Jeanne ManceNov 12, 1606

John DeereFeb 7, 1804

Mary Baker EddyJul 16, 1821

Henry John HeinzOct 11, 1844

Carl Gustav JungJul 26, 1875

Cicely SaundersJun 22, 1918

Noam ChomskyDec 7, 1928

Founded - Birthdays
Date Event
1201-10-09

Robert de Sorbon, founded Sorbonne University, Paris

1483-11-10

Martin Luther, Eisleben Germany, founded Protestantism, (d.1546)

1549-10-01

Anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery

1606-11-12

Jeanne Mance, Langres, French Canadian settler (founded first hospital in North America)

1607-11-26

John Harvard, England, clergyman/scholar, founded Harvard Univ

1649-04-05

Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale

1763-12-28

John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)

1764-06-19

John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society

1775-04-07

Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill

1786-05-08

Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry

1788-07-01

Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry

1793-04-15

Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers

1795-05-19

Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University

1797-03-25

John Winebrenner, US, clergyman, founded Church of God

1797-06-24

John Hughes, archbishop, founded Fordham University in the Bronx

1804-02-07

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

1805-11-28

John Stephens, US archaeologist; founded study of Central America

1816-07-21

Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service

1819-08-25

Allan Pinkerton, founded Chicago detective agency

1820-05-04

Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack

1821-07-16

Mary Baker Eddy, Bow New Hampshire, founded Christian Science (Science & Health), (d. 1910)

1822-12-04

Frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society

1827-04-05

Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)

1839-06-24

Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co

1840-07-25

Flora Adams Darling, founded Daughters of American Revolution

1840-11-19

Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Shustyanka near Dvinsk, Russian Biologist who founded comparative embryology and experimental histology and who identified a common pattern of embryological development in all multi-cellular animals

1844-10-11

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

1850-04-08

William Henry Welch, US, pathologist (founded John Hopkins)

1850-09-02

Albert Spaulding, baseball player/founded Spaulding sports company

1851-11-06

Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902)

1859-04-08

Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)

1859-07-17

Luis Munoz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party)

1860-03-31

Isidor Traube, Hildesheim Hanover, German Chemist (founded capillary chemistry, research on liquids)

1861-12-08

William Crapo Durant, founded General Machine

1866-10-07

Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children

1868-05-19

John Fillmore Hayford, Rouses Point New York, American Geodesist who established the theory of isostasy and founded the modern science of geodesy (precise measurements of the shape of the earth)

1870-05-06

Amedos Peter Giannine, San Jose California, founded Bank of America

1875-07-26

Carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology), (d. 1961)

1876-11-08

Frank L Gillespie, Ark, founded Supreme Life Insurance Company

1876-12-25

Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Karachi, founded Pakistan (1947)/gov (1947-58)

1877-10-18

Florence Dahl Walrath, humanitarian, founded Cradle society

1879-04-12

Frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children's book week

1881-10-01

William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)

1886-05-25

Philip Murray, founded Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)

1889-11-12

DeWitt Wallace, St Paul Minn, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921)

1891-04-02

Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)

1894-06-25

Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)

1904-02-23

Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)

1913-08-31

Sir Bernard Lovell, Bristol England, radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank Observatory, (d. 2012)

1915-05-12

Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay Cosmetics (d. 2001)

1917-01-16

Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)

1918-06-22

Cicely Saunders, Barnet, Hertfordshire, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice (d. 2005)

1928-12-07

Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)

1932-05-29

Paul R. Ehrlich, American biologist and author who founded the group Zero Population Growth

1935-09-05

Werner Erhard, Phila, founded EST

1947-01-20

Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)

1969-03-10

Christopher Osborn, Well-Founded Fear

Founded - Notable Deaths

John DeereMay 17, 1886

Cicely SaundersJul 14, 2005

Founded - Deaths
Date Event
1227-08-25

Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies

1869-11-04

George Peabody, American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust and the Peabody Institute, dies at 74

1886-05-17

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

1901-11-22

Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Russian Biologist (founded comparative embryology and experimental histology), dies at 61

1943-10-27

Isidor Traube, German Chemist (founded capillary chemistry, research on liquids), dies at 83

1983-11-08

Mordecai Kaplan, Rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism (b. 1881)

2001-11-22

Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay Cosmetics (b. 1915)

2005-07-14

Cicely Saunders, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, dies of cancer at 87

2008-01-11

Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (b. 1917)


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