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Queen Elizabeth IJul 17, 1585

Pierre Charles L'EnfantMay 2, 1783

Thomas EdisonJan 19, 1883

Guglielmo MarconiOct 17, 1907

Wilfrid LaurierMay 4, 1910

FDRSep 16, 1940

Elizabeth IIMar 4, 1945

Elvis PresleyDec 20, 1957

Jimmy StewartMay 31, 1968

Donald TrumpOct 26, 1988

Tim Berners-LeeAug 6, 1991

Bill ClintonMay 22, 1998

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

ShakiraNov 13, 2001

Barry BondsDec 15, 2011

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Service - Historical Events
Date Event
1464-06-19

French King Louis XI forms postal service

1585-07-17

English secret service discovers Anthony Babington's murder plot against Queen Elizabeth I

1601-10-21

Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto

1629-06-18

Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn beat the Dunkirkers, commerce raiders in the service of the Spanish Monarchy

1655-08-28

New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service

1672-12-10

NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston

1673-01-22

Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated

1691-02-17

Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service

1748-06-03

Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service

1769-12-25

First Christian service in New Zealand; Mass is celebrated in Doubtless Bay by Father Paul-Antoine Léonard de Villefeix of the de Surville expedition

1783-05-02

Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant is promoted by brevet to Major of Engineers in recognition of his service to American liberty

1789-08-07

Congress creates Department of War & Lighthouse Service

1790-04-03

Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard) created

1790-08-04

US Coast Guard founded as Revenue Cutter Service

1792-02-20

US postal service created, postage 6 cents - 12 cents depending on distance

1798-07-16

US Public Health Service forms & US Marine Hospital authorized

1800-01-05

1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore

1807-03-25

1st railway passenger service began in England

1814-12-25

Rev Samuel Marsden of the Church Missionary Society holds the first Christian service in New Zealand on land, at Rangihoua

1817-05-16

Mississippi River steamboat service begins

1818-03-18

Congress approves 1st pensions for government service

1829-07-04

The first London bus "omnibus", operated by George Shillibeer, begins service between Marylebone Road and Bank Junction

1829-08-09

"Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service

1830-05-03

1st regular steam train passenger service starts

1830-05-24

1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)

1849-02-18

1st regular steamboat service to California starts (or 02/28)

1849-09-29

1st passenger train service to Peekskill NY (New Haven Railroad)

1853-01-01

1st practical fire engine (horse-drawn) in US enters service

1858-07-28

First use of fingerprints as a means of identification is made by Sir William James Herschel of the Indian Civil Service

1859-09-01

1st Pullman sleeping car in service

1859-09-01

A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service.

1859-09-02

A solar super storm affects electrical telegraph service.

1862-02-14

Galena, 1st US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Connecticut

1862-12-26

1st US navy hospital ship enters service

1863-07-15

Pres Davis orders service duty for confederate army

1864-07-18

President Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for milt service

1864-08-25

Combination rail & ferry service available from San Francisco to Alameda

1865-03-13

US Confederate Congress calls on black slaves for field service

1865-04-14

US Secret Service created to fight counterfeiting

1865-07-05

US Secret Service begins operating under the Treasury Department

1866-03-28

1st ambulance goes into service

1867-07-02

1st US elevated railroad begins service, NYC

1869-04-16

Ebenezer Bassett, 1st US Negro diplomat, begins service in Haiti

1870-02-09

US Army establishes US National Weather Service

1870-07-24

1st trans-US rail service begins

1871-01-17

1st cable car patented, by Andrew S Hallidie (begins service in 1873)

1871-03-03

US Congress establishes the civil service system

1873-08-01

SF's 1st cable car begins service

1873-09-06

Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street

1878-04-10

California St Cable Car RR Co starts service

1881-05-16

World's 1st electric tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)

1883-01-16

Pendleton Act creates basis of US Civil Service system

1883-01-19

The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.

1883-08-01

Inland postal service begins in Great Britain

1885-10-01

Special delivery mail service begins in US

1886-09-06

Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

1889-06-08

Cable Cars begin service in LA

1889-11-17

Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF

1889-11-18

Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii

1891-06-29

US National Forest Service organized

1895-03-19

Los Angeles Railway established to provide streetcar service

1896-10-05

William Gillette's "Secret Service," premieres in NYC

1897-09-25

1st British bus service opens

1900-05-23

Associated Press News Service forms in NY

1904-10-29

First intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)

1905-03-03

US Forest Service forms

1907-01-26

The Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III is officially introduced into British Military Service, and remains the oldest military rifle still in official use.

1907-08-28

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

1907-10-17

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

1908-09-12

Canada appoints a Civil Service Commission, initiating a more equitable system for selecting civil servants

1909-02-16

1st subway car with side doors goes into service (NYC)

1910-05-04

Wilfrid Laurier passes the Naval Service Act, which creates the Royal Canadian Navy

1910-06-19

1st airship in service "Germany"

1911-10-10

The KCR East Rail commences service between Kowloon and Canton.

1912-08-05

Japan's first taxicab service begins in Ginza, Tokyo.

1913-03-08

Internal Revenue Service begins to levy & collect income taxes

1913-08-27

Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)

1914-07-18

US army air service 1st comes into being, in Signal Corps

1915-01-25

Transcontinental telephone service inaugurated (NY to SF)

1915-06-22

BMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service

1915-07-01

Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service

1915-12-28

Today the British Cabinet recognizes the true nature of the war by deciding to institute compulsory military service, with single men to be conscripted before married ones

1916-01-24

The Military Service Bill, calling for conscription of men for war services, passes in the British House of Commons

1916-02-09

Britain's military service act enforced (conscription)

1916-08-25

US Department of Interior forms National Park Service

1917-05-18

US passes Selective Service act

1917-06-07

Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International, now the largest service organization in the world

1917-06-12

Secret Service extends protection of president to his family

1917-06-27

1st baseball player (Hank Gowdy) to enter WW I military service

1918-01-03

US employment service opens as a unit of Dept of Labor

1918-02-03

Twin Peaks Tunnel longest (11,920 feet) streetcar tunnel begins service

1918-03-07

Pres Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal

1918-04-01

United Kingdom: the Royal Air Force is created from the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Flying Corps.

1918-05-15

1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)

1918-05-15

1st regular airmail service (between NY & Wash) inaugurated

1918-07-09

Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal

1919-02-14

United Parcel Service forms

1919-03-03

1st international air mail service from US, Seattle-Victoria, BC

1919-08-25

1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)

1919-10-07

First London-Amsterdam airline service (British Aerial Transport & KLM)

1919-10-19

1st Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman

1920-04-13

1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed

1920-09-08

US Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF)

1921-01-02

1st religious service radio broadcast in US, KDKA-Pittsburgh

1922-11-14

BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House

1922-12-04

Lucille Atcherson, becomes 1st woman legation sect-US foreign service

1923-02-22

Transcontinental airmail service begins

1923-02-24

Flying Scotsman goes into service

1924-06-03

Gila Wilderness Area established by US Forest Service

1924-07-01

Dircet regular transcontinental airmail service between New York and San Francisco forms

1924-12-17

1st US diesel electric locomotive enters service, Bronx, NY

1925-02-10

1st waterless gas storage tank put into service, Michigan City, Ind

1925-06-10

Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto Arena.

1925-12-16

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

1926-02-15

Contract air mail service begins in US

1926-12-28

Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service

1927-01-07

Commercial transatlantic telephone service inaugurated between NY & London

1927-02-18

1st US radio broadcast of "Cities Service Concerts"

1927-09-29

Telephone service begins between US & Mexico

1928-05-01

Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service

1928-06-30

Radio Service Bulletin lists radio stations call signs that are to be changed to conform with international standards

1929-01-12

Seatrain (RR cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans-Havana

1930-04-29

Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service

1930-08-18

Eastern Airlines begins passenger service

1930-10-25

1st scheduled transcontinental air service began

1931-11-20

Commercial teletype service begins (AT&T)

1933-04-07

1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service

1933-06-06

US Employment Service created

1933-11-21

1st US ambassador to USSR, W.C. Bullitt, begins service

1933-12-30

Government disallows NSB-membership for civil service

1934-02-19

US contract air mail service canceled, replaced by US army for 6 months

1934-03-15

US Information Service opens

1934-05-18

TWA began commercial service

1935-02-10

1st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service

1935-02-10

Pennsylvania RR begins passenger service on new electric locomotive

1935-06-26

Work service for recent graduate obligatory in Germany

1936-04-06

ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam

1936-11-02

First high-definition TV broadcast service, by BBC in London

1937-05-19

John Murray/Allen Boretz's "Room Service" premieres in NYC

1937-12-29

Pan Am starts San Francisco-to-Auckland, New Zealand service

1938-08-17

1st aircraft owned by US Forest Service in service (Oakland)

1939-01-14

All commercial ferry service to East Bay ends

1939-01-15

Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal

1939-06-01

Retired German Col-gen Gerd von Runstedt returns to service

1939-06-28

Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)

1939-10-26

Polish Jews forced into obligatory work service

1939-11-06

WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service

1939-12-20

Radio Australia begins overseas shortwave service

1940-06-30

US Fish & Wildlife Service forms

1940-09-16

FDR signs Selective Training & Service Act (1st peacetime draft)

1941-02-04

United Service Organization (USO) founded

1941-07-19

BBC World Service begins playing V(ictory) ("...-" in Morse code) (opening of Beethoven's 5th symphony)

1942-04-11

Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized

1942-09-18

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service

1943-11-23

British Forces Broadcasting Service begins operation

1944-12-17

M-Ocean View streetcar resumes service & is extended to Market St

1945-03-04

In the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, joins the British Auxiliary Transport Service as a driver.

1946-06-17

SW Bell inaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, St Louis

1946-07-26

Aloha Airlines began service from Honolulu International Airport

1947-06-17

1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC

1947-10-01

1st helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca

1948-07-05

Britain's National Health Service Act begins

1950-06-25

Israeli airline El Al begins service

1951-06-14

1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau

1951-09-01

PM Ben-Gurion orders establishment of Israeli secret service Mossad

1952-04-21

BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)

1952-05-02

1st scheduled jet airliner passenger service began with a BOAC Comet

1953-07-09

1st helicopter passenger service (NYC)

1953-10-14

1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service

1953-10-19

1st jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service

1953-11-29

American Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service

1954-05-13

Chinese Middle School students in Singapore take part in anti-National Service riots.

1954-07-20

West German secret service head Otto John defects to German DR

1955-03-24

1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service

1955-04-19

The German automaker Volkswagen, after six years of selling cars in the United States, founds Volkswagen of America in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey to standardize its dealer and service network.

1956-09-02

Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service

1956-10-31

Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service

1957-04-06

NYC ends trolley car service

1957-10-10

US President Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a restaurant in Dover, Delaware

1957-12-20

Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service

1958-01-30

1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx

1958-05-24

UP & International News Service merge into United Press International

1958-10-04

Transatlantic coml jet passenger service began (BOAC)

1961-05-08

Alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington

1961-12-04

The female contraceptive 'pill' becomes available on the National Health Service in Britain

1962-01-26

Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard

1962-05-08

London trolley buses go out of service

1962-12-10

Hunters Point (SF) jitney ends service after 50 years

1963-03-31

LA ends streetcar service after 90 years

1963-07-01

US postal service institutes (Zone Improvement Plan) zip code

1965-05-02

Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service

1966-03-24

Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance

1967-03-06

Muhammad Ali is ordered by selective service to be inducted

1967-10-17

Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue

1967-10-27

4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records

1968-02-16

US 1st 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala

1968-05-31

American movie star Jimmy Stewart retires from the Air Force after 27 years of service, and is promoted to major general by President Reagan

1968-08-11

The last steam passenger train service runs in Britain. A selection of British Rail steam locomotives make the 120-mile journey from Liverpool to Carlisle and returns to Liverpool before having their fires dropped for the last time - this working was known as the Fifteen Guinea Special.

1968-10-01

The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).

1969-02-07

The original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is removed from service.

1969-03-28

Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.

1969-04-01

The Hawker Siddeley Harrier (vertical take-off fighter) enters service with the RAF.

1969-06-29

1st Jewish worship service at White House

1969-11-26

Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon

1970-02-23

Holy Eucharist given by women for 1st time in Roman Catholic service

1972-09-11

BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont

1972-09-17

BART begins passenger service in SF

1972-10-26

Guided tours of Alcatraz (by Park Service) begin

1973-04-02

Launch of the LexisNexis computerized legal research service.

1973-08-12

Betty Burfeindt wins LPGA Child & Family Service Golf Opens

1973-11-05

BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service

1974-08-01

China's People's Liberation Army Navy, put into service ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine

1974-09-16

BART begins regular transbay service

1974-09-23

BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service

1975-04-25

1st Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao

1975-06-18

NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

1975-12-26

1st supersonic transport service (USSR-Tupolev-144)

1976-12-13

Golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur

1977-05-29

NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) ends on radio

1977-09-26

Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to NY

1977-11-22

Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins

1978-07-21

US Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike

1978-09-26

RR clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service

1979-06-08

"The Source," 1st computer public information service, goes on-line

1979-09-24

CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service

1980-05-21

Ensign Jean Marie Butler is 1st woman to graduate from US service academy

1980-06-11

K-Ingleside streetcar converts to METRO service (SF)

1980-07-18

Federal court voids Selective Service Act as it doesn't include women

1980-12-26

Aeroflot puts the Ilyushin Il-86 into service.

1981-10-10

Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo

1981-10-22

The TGV railway service Paris-Lyon is inaugurated.

1982-07-22

Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle

1982-09-19

Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service

1982-11-15

Funeral service held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev

1983-10-11

Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial

1986-12-19

Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game 6 of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hrs of community service & fined $500

1988-10-26

Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service

1989-11-08

Hong Kong's MTR Lam Tin Station comes into service.

1990-03-01

Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

1990-10-13

1st Russian Orthodox service in 70 yrs held in St Basil's Cathedral

1991-08-06

Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.

1992-09-16

FCC votes to allow competition for local phone service

1992-10-26

London Ambulance Service thrown into chaos after implementation of new CAD (Computer Aided Despatch system) which failed.

1994-12-17

KLM's last DC-10 goes out of service

1995-04-01

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee

1995-06-07

The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines

1995-12-12

CBC announces Radio Canada International service to end on March 31

1996-07-04

Hot Mail, a free internet E-mail service begins

1996-08-03

US General William F. Garrison accepts responsibility for outcome of the 1993 raid in Somalia, and retires from military service.

1997-04-15

America On Line, begins service in Japan

1997-08-04

185,000 Teamsters union United Parcel Service drivers walk off the job.

1997-12-31

Microsoft buys Hotmail E-mail service

1998-05-22

Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton.

1998-06-30

Sega Channel, cable's 1st on-demand video game service, closes down

1999-01-20

The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafés.

1999-06-02

The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the Kingdom for the first time.

2000-09-20

The British MI6 Secret Intelligence Service building is attacked by a Russian-built Mark 22 anti-tank missile.

2000-10-31

The last Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) machine was shut down.

2001-01-16

US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2001-09-14

Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.

2001-11-13

Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released

2002-02-15

At the Tri-State Crematory in La Fayette, Georgia, investigators find uncremated bodies disposed of in the woods and buildings on the crematorium's property. The discovery reveals one of the worst incidents of abuse in the funeral service industry.

2002-10-27

The ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.

2002-10-30

British Digital terrestrial television (DTT) Service Freeview begins transmitting in parts of the United Kingdom.

2003-03-01

Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.

2004-02-19

Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal is awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of a "lifetime of service to humanity."

2004-09-30

The AIM-54 Phoenix, the primary missile for the F-14 Tomcat, retired from service. Almost two years later, the Tomcat retires.

2005-03-04

The car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers in Iraq, causing the death of an Italian Secret Service Agent and injuring two passengers.

2005-12-15

Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.

2006-01-26

Western Union discontinues use of its telegram service.

2006-10-28

Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.

2007-02-23

A train derails on an evening express service near Grayrigg, Cumbria, England, killing one person and injuring 22. This results in hundreds of points being checked over the UK after a few similar accidents.

2007-10-25

The first Airbus A380 passenger flight, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ 380, flying scheduled service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia.

2008-03-31

Aloha Airlines, a bankrupt airline, permanently ends passenger service

2009-07-03

Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver.

2009-10-23

The UK markets had contracted by 0.4% in the third quarter against what was expected to be a period of growth, as a result of unexpectedly poor performance by the service sector

2009-11-14

The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year

2011-12-15

Barry Bonds is sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, two years of probation and 250 hours of community service, for an obstruction of justice conviction stemming from a grand jury appearance in 2003

2012-04-15

US Secret Service inappropriate conduct scandal begins with at least 11 people implicated

2012-11-01

Google's Gmail becomes the world's most popular email service

2013-01-20

Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum

2013-02-05

The US Postal Service announces the cessation of Saturday first-class mail delivery from August 2013

2013-02-22

The UK's credit rating is downgraded from AAA to AA1 by Moody's Investors Service

2013-03-28

Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to wash the feet of women in the Maundy Thursday service

2014-02-27

Chaos erupts after the Swedish Public Employment Service mistakenly invites 61,000 people to a job interview in Stockholm

2015-12-21

Motorcycle bomb kills 6 NATO service members

2016-03-29

Secret Service says 'no' to guns at Republican convention

2016-05-04

Obama briefed on death of US service member in Iraq: White House

2016-05-21

Secret Service Shoots Man Near White House

2016-07-13

Five fallen Dallas police officers honored at interfaith service

2016-08-25

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary

2016-10-09

Derailed train injures 15 to 20, disrupts service on Long Island, New York

2017-04-04

Trump Donates First-Quarter Salary to National Park Service

2017-07-27

LGBT outrage over Trump ban on transgender military service

2018-05-02

Love it or not, Facebook launches dating service

2018-06-20

North Korea expected to return remains of up to 200 US service members lost in Korean War

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Service - Birthdays
Date Event
1816-07-21

Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service

1867-07-04

Stephen Mather, organized US National Park Service

1874-01-16

Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)

1874-01-16

Robert W. Service, Eureka

1874-03-24

Harry Houdini, Haldane of the Secret Service

1874-04-28

Sidney Toler, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1888-02-10

Alexander Asro, Room Service

1888-03-29

James E Casey, founder (United Parcel Service)

1888-05-08

Phil Rosen, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1889-12-01

Clyde Courtright, Room Service

1894-10-06

George Crone, Room Service

1906-07-18

Cliff Dunstan, Room Service

1906-10-11

John Murray, Room Service

1906-11-09

Belisario L. Randone, Service de nuit

1906-12-20

Dick White, head of British secret service (MI-5/MI-6)

1908-09-06

Paul Lavalle, Beacon NY, bandleader (Cities Service Band of America)

1909-05-28

Paulette Duvernet, Service de nuit

1909-08-03

John Service, Reds

1910-05-10

Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)

1910-11-05

John Hackett, National Service

1913-02-18

Dane Clark, Bkln, actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason)

1913-11-28

Charles Harrell, Silver Service

1914-03-29

Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)

1914-08-08

Ila Rhodes, Secret Service of the Air

1914-08-23

Josephine DeKarr, Room Service

1915-01-11

Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier, co-founder Special Air Service (d. 1955)

1915-05-15

Maurice B Latey, commentator (BBC World Service)

1915-06-25

Floyd Boring, Inside the U.S. Secret Service

1916-01-22

Gwen Kenyon, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1916-05-20

William Carey, At Your Service

1917-06-21

Leslie Shepard, Service for Southend

1917-07-17

Marianne Quon, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1917-11-30

Ilse Steppat, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1920-06-21

Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)

1921-02-09

B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)

1922-01-21

Telly Savalas, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1922-04-09

Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service

1923-07-20

James Bree, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1925-03-11

Peter R. Hunt, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1925-04-18

Robert Hastings, Ed and the Secret Service

1927-03-26

Geoffrey Cheshire, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1927-12-28

Simon Raven, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1929-07-07

Michael Reed, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1929-07-30

Hiroko Seki, Kiki's Delivery Service

1930-9-16

Jerry Parr, In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service

1932-04-15

David Bolton, director (British Royal United Service for Defense)

1933-05-08

Alistair Service, writer/publisher

1933-05-24

Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)

1934-12-04

Fay DeWitt, Kiki's Delivery Service

1934-9-19

Carl Davis, Church Reopens: First Emanuel Service Since Shooting

1935-01-01

Eiko Kadono, Kiki's Delivery Service

1936-01-24

Jacques Spacagna, Le lettrisme au service du soulèvement de la jeunesse

1936-04-18

Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)

1936-05-14

Aline Chrétien, Attack on the U.S.A.: Canadian Service of Remembrance

1937-07-30

James Tilton, Secret Service

1938-01-27

David Taylor, The Health Service

1938-07-20

Diana Rigg, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1938-10-08

David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service)

1939-9-05

George Lazenby, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1940-10-07

Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)

1940-11-06

Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service

1941-12-13

Anouska Hempel, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1942-01-23

Willy Bogner Jr, Munich, director (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)

1942-07-07

Roberto Altmann, Le lettrisme au service du soulèvement de la jeunesse

1943-08-24

John Cipollina, SF Cal, rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)

1943-11-12

Julie Ege, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1944-01-18

Tex Allen, The Secret Service

1944-12-24

Karl Marlantes, Thank You for Your Service

1945-05-08

Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, jurist (Holland's secret service)

1945-11-08

Angela Scoular, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1946-04-24

Virginia North, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1946-05-01

Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (Abs Fab, OHM's Secret Service)

1946-06-02

Tomomichi Nishimura, Kiki's Delivery Service

1946-09-24

Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service

1946-10-04

Mike Mullen, Thank You for Your Service

1946-10-22

Hiroko Maruyama, Kiki's Delivery Service

1946-10-22

Yûko Maruyama, Kiki's Delivery Service

1947-05-16

Mieko Nobusawa, Kiki's Delivery Service

1947-08-15

Jenny Hanley, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1947-9-12

Bjørn Floberg, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1949-07-14

Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS)

1952-9-08

Takaya Hashi, Kiki's Delivery Service

1953-12-08

Kôichi Miura, Kiki's Delivery Service

1957-08-18

Carole Bouquest, Paris, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)

1957-9-12

Keiko Toda, Kiki's Delivery Service

1958-04-23

Tove Jensen, Color Climax: Piss Service

1959-08-18

June Angela, Kiki's Delivery Service

1960-9-13

Ari Fleischer, Secrets of the Secret Service

1961-02-06

Yûko Kobayashi, Kiki's Delivery Service

1963-04-26

Arianne Phillips, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1964-05-05

Minami Takayama, Kiki's Delivery Service

1964-06-26

Hiroyuki Morita, Kiki's Delivery Service

1965-01-05

Rei Sakuma, Kiki's Delivery Service

1965-05-23

Kappei Yamaguchi, Kiki's Delivery Service

1965-05-28

Peter Hrisko, In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service

1967-02-26

Scott Service, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)

1967-05-25

Yoshiko Kamei, Kiki's Delivery Service

1968-04-28

Howard Donald, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1968-05-29

Steve Mortimore, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1968-11-24

Bethany Sweet, Service Animals 21

1969-07-20

Glyn Williams, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1969-08-11

Robert van Damme, At Your Service

1969-08-26

Kim Williamson, 9 Days of Service

1972-01-27

Mark Owen, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1972-03-04

Gregory Radin, Sgt. Kabukiman Public Service Announcement

1972-11-02

Samantha Womack, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1972-9-14

Paul King, Michel Roux's Service

1974-02-15

Zoe Paul, Lip Service

1975-01-06

Dan Goldwasser, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1976-03-15

Danni Slam, Service Animals 4

1976-08-11

Ben Gibbard, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service)

1979-02-04

Cem Olcer, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1979-04-28

John F. Prieto, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1979-05-03

Brad Clark, In the Service of God

1979-11-02

Rhona Fox, Room Service

1979-11-27

Simone West, Service Animals 19

1979-9-18

Colin Korbelas, Room Service

1981-03-05

Hanna Alström, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1981-03-15

David Cromarty, Letters of Service

1982-04-06

Sofia Boutella, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1982-11-02

Bisexual Britni, Service Animals 5

1982-11-10

Slim Dawg, Service Animals 21

1983-07-06

Tameka C. Franco, Church Dis-Service

1983-12-02

Chris Scott, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1984-04-27

Dushyant Kashyap, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1984-07-29

Jon Jones, Secret Service: Security Breach

1984-9-18

Dizzee Rascal, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1985-08-20

LeRoy Mobley, Secrets of the Secret Service

1985-12-07

Ram Khatabakhsh, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1986-03-13

Martin Semple, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1986-04-08

Jonathan S. Kemp, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1986-10-14

Guy Mannerings, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1987-02-09

Danny Terry, Doumar's: 100 Years of Service

1987-9-02

Jose Diaz, Church Reopens: First Emanuel Service Since Shooting

1987-9-30

David Sendall, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1988-10-25

Laurie Mahon, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1988-11-27

Nick Blaskowski, Community Service the Movie

1989-11-10

Taron Egerton, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1990-02-05

Maxime Baudoin, I faut rendre service sans rien attendre en retour

1990-06-07

Iggy Azalea, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1992-07-17

Jonno Davies, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1992-9-20

Andrei Lenart, Kingsman: The Secret Service

1993-03-25

Caitlin Kenyon, Community Service the Movie

1994-03-24

Erica Black, Full Service Massage 3

Service - Deaths
Date Event
1866-08-22

George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

1902-04-08

Sipyagain, Russian min of interior/headed Secret Service, assassinated

1926-10-31

Harry Houdini, Haldane of the Secret Service

1933-03-21

Paulette Duvernet, Service de nuit

1942-05-03

Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed

1943-08-17

Andrew Brunelle, Exempt De Service

1947-02-12

Sidney Toler, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1947-07-17

Kathryn Carver, Service for Ladies

1951-10-22

Phil Rosen, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

1955-04-23

Frederic Brunn, Secret Service in Darkest Africa

1958-09-11

Robert W. Service, Scottish-born Canadian poet (b. 1874)

1958-09-11

Robert W. Service, Eureka

1962-06-02

Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies

1964-02-29

Frank Albertson, actor (Room Service), dies at 55

1984-06-17

John Murray, Room Service

1984-07-22

George Blackwood, At Your Service

1986-05-21

Allen Boretz, Room Service

1988-03-29

Charles Harrell, Silver Service

1988-08-17

Nino Frank, Service de nuit

1989-05-29

John Cipollina, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b. 1943)

1990-07-31

Sigfrid Tor, Secret Service in Darkest Africa

1993-02-09

David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service), dies at 54

1994-01-22

Telly Savalas, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1994-11-16

Dino Valente, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b.1943)

1997-09-10

John Hackett, National Service

1998-08-03

Belisario L. Randone, Service de nuit

1999-02-03

John Service, Reds

1999-10-18

Gwen Kenyon, Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

2001-05-12

Simon Raven, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2002-03-28

Josephine DeKarr, Room Service

2002-08-14

Peter R. Hunt, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2004-01-27

William Carey, At Your Service

2004-06-05

Virginia North, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2004-06-29

Peter Hrisko, In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service

2004-08-20

Leslie Shepard, Service for Southend

2005-03-04

Nicola Calipari, Italian secret service agent (b. 1953)

2007-02-22

George Jellicoe, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords & Special Boat Service veteran (b. 1918)

2008-02-01

Floyd Boring, Inside the U.S. Secret Service

2008-04-29

Julie Ege, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2008-05-01

Deborah Jeane Palfrey, Washington, D.C. prostitution service owner (b. 1956)

2008-05-11

Hiroko Seki, Kiki's Delivery Service

2008-12-01

James Bree, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2010-07-26

Sivakant Tiwari, senior legal officer of the Singapore Legal Service (b. 1945)

2010-12-12

Ila Rhodes, Secret Service of the Air

2011-04-11

Angela Scoular, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2012-06-17

George Leech, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

2012-08-09

Carl Davis, Church Reopens: First Emanuel Service Since Shooting

2015-10-09

Jerry Parr, In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service


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