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[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Turning points in the 91-year history of forming the iconic Zippo lighter (1932)
(worldkings.org) A Zippo lighter is a reusable metal lighter produced by Zippo Manufacturing Company of Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. Thousands of different styles and designs have been made in the nine decades since their introduction, including military versions for specific regiments. Zippo lighters have been sold around the world and have been described as "a legendary and distinct symbol of America."
[WORLDKINGS] On this day- March 20, 2023 – The 204th Anniversary of the opening of Burlington Arcade, the world's first shopping arcade (1819)
(Worldkings.org) Burlington Arcade opened on March 20, 1819, as the world's first shopping arcade.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones that make up 37-year history in the computer hardware industry of Micro-Star International (1986)
(worldkings.org) Micro-Star International Co., Ltd (MSI) is a Taiwanese multinational information technology corporation headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan, with a red dragon logo.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 54th anniversary of establishment of Sysco Corporation (March 19, 1969 – March 19, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world. The company is headquartered in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – March 19, 2023 – The 74th Anniversary of the first museum dedicated to atomic energy was established in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (1949)
(Worldkings.org) The American Museum of Science and Energy was founded on March 19, 1949, as the world's first museum dedicated to atomic energy.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Highlights in 36 years of development in the network infrastructure–telecommunications industry by Allied Telesis (1987)
(worldkings.org) Allied Telesis is a network infrastructure–telecommunications company, formerly Allied Telesyn. Headquartered in Japan, their North American headquarters are in San Jose, California.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 173th anniversary of establishment of American Express Company (March 18, 1850 – March 18, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) American Express Company, American financial corporation that primarily issues credit cards, processes payments, and provides travel-related services worldwide. Headquarters are in New York.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 18, 2023 – The 58th Anniversary of Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov becoming the first man to walk in space (1965)
(Worldkings.org) On 18 March 1965, he became the first person to conduct a spacewalk, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for 12 minutes and 9 seconds.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Highlights of 25-year of development in the fabless semiconductor industry of MediaTek Inc (1997)
(worldkings.org) MediaTek Inc. is a Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company founded in 1997 and headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 145th anniversary of establishment of Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (March 17, 1878 – March 17, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) Shionogi & Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based pharmaceutical company mainly engaged in the research, development, purchase, manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals, as well as pharmaceutical-related businesses.