[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Important steps laid the foundation in 42 years of establishment of Valero Energy Corporation (1980)
(worldkings.org) Founded in 1980 and named for the mission San Antonio de Valero – the original name of the Alamo – Valero Energy Corporation has continued to grow and evolve to become the largest global independent petroleum refiner and a leading producer of renewable fuels in North America.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Brilliant marks in 54 years of history of one of the sports fashion industry legends - The North Face (1968)
(worldkings.org) Founded by husband and wife Douglas and Susie Tompkins in 1966, acquired by Kenneth Klopp two years later and ultimately taken over by the VF Corporation in 2000, The North Face has specialized in technical mountaineering equipment and apparel including sleeping bags, hiking packs, tents, skiwear and high-performance outerwear, as well as performance apparel, footwear and equipment for explorers, climbers and endurance runners (among others).
[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones during 132 years development of Kuehne + Nagel, the global transport and logistics company (1890)
(worldkings.org) Kuehne + Nagel International AG (or KN) is a global transport and logistics company based in Schindellegi, Switzerland.
Top 50 Life Skills Courses In The World (P.10) Passport to Success (International Youth Foundation, USA): "passport" helps young people overcome all barriers
(Worldkings.org) Passport to Success (PTS) promotes the development of essential life skills, such as self-confidence, responsibility and problem solving, through face-to-face, online and blended learning training.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – November 07, 2022 - The first transportation of commercial cargo was made , in 1910
(worldkings.org) Pilot Philip Parmelee successfully flew the valuable load in 57 minutes, which proved to be faster than travel by train.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Important milestones affirming New Balance's position in the sports industry in 114 years of development (1906)
(worldkings.org) New Balance Athletics, Inc. (NB), best known as simply New Balance, is one of the world's major sports footwear and apparel manufacturers. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the multinational corporation was founded in 1906 as the New Balance Arch Support Company.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 147th anniversary of establishment of Ottawa Rough Riders, the longest-lived professional sports team in North America (September 20, 1876 – September 20, 2022)
(worldkings.org) The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, founded in 1876. Formerly one of the oldest and longest-lived professional sports teams in North America, the Rough Riders won the Grey Cup championship nine times. Their most dominant era was the 1960s and 1970s, in which they won five Grey Cups.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Breakthrough creations of Patagonia, the American sportswear brand in 49 years of development (1973)
(worldkings.org) Patagonia, Inc. is an American retailer of outdoor clothing. It was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973 and is based in Ventura, California. Patagonia has hundreds of stores in 10+ countries across five continents, as well as factories in 16 countries.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.337) Janja Garnbret (Slovenia): World's first-ever female female Olympic champion in sport climbing
(worldkings.org) Janja Garnbret is a Slovenian rock climber and sport climber who has won multiple lead climbing and bouldering events at climbing competitions. On August 25, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Janja Garnbret as the “World's first-ever female female Olympic champion in sport climbing.”
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 73rd anniversary of Iargest sportswear manufacturer in Europe - Adidas AG (August 18, 1949 – August 18, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) It is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe, and the second largest in the world, after Nike.