[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones on the 109-year journey to becoming an American motorcycle icon - Harley-Davidson (1903)
(worldkings.org) Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D, or simply Harley) is an American motorcycle manufacturer headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Founded in 1903, it is one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the Great Depression along with its historical rival, Indian Motorcycles.
(Worldkings.org) Willis Haviland Carrier (November 26, 1876 – October 7, 1950) was an American engineer, best known for inventing modern air conditioning. Carrier invented the first electrical air conditioning unit in 1902. In 1915, he founded Carrier Corporation, a company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 18th Anniversary of opening of Millennium Park (July 16,2004 – July 16, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop community area of Chicago in Illinois operated by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and managed by MB Real Estate. The park was intended to celebrate the third millennium and is a prominent civic center near the city's Lake Michigan shoreline that covers a 24.5-acre (99,000 m2) section of northwestern Grant Park.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] The successes make up 44 years of development of Ben & Jerry's - No. 1 best-selling ice cream brand in the US (1978)
(worldkings.org) Ben & Jerry's Homemade Holdings Inc., trading and commonly known as Ben & Jerry's, is an American company that manufactures ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. It is the best-selling ice-cream brand in the United States, with total sales of about 6.97 billion US dollars.
(Worldkings.org) Joseph Monier (8 November 1823, Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, France – 13 March 1906, Paris) was a French gardener and one of the principal inventors of reinforced concrete.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Important imprints that made IKEA's name in the furniture industry during 79 years of development (1943)
(worldkings.org) IKEA is a Swedish-founded, Dutch-headquartered multinational conglomerate that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, among other goods and home services. Started in Sweden in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has been the world's largest furniture retailer since 2008.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 106th Anniversary of establishment of Boeing (July 15, 1916 – July 15, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aerospace manufacturers; it is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2018 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Boeing is incorporated in Delaware.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 15, 2022 - Howard Florey and Norman Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Penicillin), in 1941
(Worldkings.org) Penicillin (PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G (intravenous use), penicillin V (use by mouth), procaine penicillin, and benzathine penicillin (intramuscular use). Penicillin antibiotics were among the first medications to be effective against many bacterial infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci. They are still widely used today, though many types of bacteria have developed resistance following extensive use.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Brilliant milestones in 57 years of dedicated customer service of Subway restaurant chain (1965)
(worldkings.org) Subway is an American multi-national fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs), wraps, salads and beverages. Subway serves an array of topping choices, allowing the customer to choose which toppings are included in their sandwich. The longtime Subway slogan, "Eat Fresh", is intended to indicate the fresh ingredients that are used in their sandwiches.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 233th Anniversary of the Bastille Day - the French Revolution begins with the fall of the Bastille Prison (July 14,1789 – July 14, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Bastille Day, in France and its overseas départements and territories, holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789, of the Bastille, in Paris. Originally built as a medieval fortress, the Bastille eventually came to be used as a state prison.