[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 268th anniversary of opening of Columbia College (July 07,1754 – July 07, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Columbia College is the oldest undergraduate college of Columbia University, situated on the university's main campus in Morningside Heights in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 07, 2022 - Sliced bread sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company, in 1928
(Worldkings.org) Sliced bread is a loaf of bread that has been sliced with a machine and packaged for convenience. It was first sold in 1928, advertised as "the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped". This led to the popular phrase "greatest thing since sliced bread".
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Highlights during 35 years of development of Huawei, biggest smartphone manufacturer in China (1987)
(worldkings.org) Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational technology corporation headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. It designs, develops and sells telecommunications equipment, consumer electronics and various smart devices.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Highlights during 133 years of development of Michelin, biggest tyre manufacturing company in Europe (1889)
(worldkings.org) Within the industry, Michelin tires are known for their top-tier standards, rigorous testing, innovation, and long treadwear warranties – mileage limits reach 100,000 miles for certain models.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 24th anniversary of opening of Hong Kong International Airport (July 06, 1998 – July 06, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) is Hong Kong's main airport, built on reclaimed land on the island of Chek Lap Kok. The airport is also referred to as Chek Lap Kok International Airport or Chek Lap Kok Airport, to distinguish it from its predecessor, the former Kai Tak Airport.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 06, 2022 - Louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine, in 1885
(Worldkings.org) Pasteur, a French chemist and biologist, began closely studying bacteria while investigating the cause of souring in milk and other beverages. This led him to develop the process of pasteurization, where a liquid is boiled and then cooled to kill the bacteria that cause the souring.
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Achievements of 75 years of H&M, the second largest international clothing retailer (1947)
(worldkings.org) H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (abbreviated H&M) is a multinational clothing company based in Sweden. Its focus is fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers, and children.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 28th anniversary of establishment of Amazon.com, Inc. (July 05, 1994 – July 05, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Amazon.com, Inc. , is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, along with Google, Apple, and Microsoft. It has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world" as well as the world's most valuable brand.
(Worldkings.org) Thomas Cook (22 November 1808 – 18 July 1892) was an English businessman. He is best known for founding the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 220th anniversary of opening of West Point (July 04, 1802 – July 04, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) The United States Military Academy (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, Army West Point, The Academy, or simply The Point, is a four-year federal service academy in West Point, New York. It was originally established as a fort that sits on strategic high ground overlooking the Hudson River with a scenic view, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. It is the oldest of the five American service academies.