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Our History Trust and innovation since 1698 1698 Jonathan's Coffee House John Castaing publishes a list of currency stock and commodity prices at Jonathan's Coffee House It includes prices for gold ducats silver staters and pieces of eight 1773 The move to Sweeting's Alley

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With our rich history noted alumni and distinguished scholars we have much to be proud of in our many centuries as a world-renowned university From Nobel laureates and Olympic champions to space explorers and prime ministers the University of Edinburgh has been influencing history since it opened the gates to its first students in 1583

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Our History est 1956 It started with a vision And that visionary was Billy Graham Over sixty years ago the beloved evangelist felt the urgent need for balanced reporting biblical commentary and a loving posture on the social cultural and theological trends issues and opportunities facing Christians

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2020-8-19Our History The early years The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 by 10 doctors and 5 laypeople in New York City It was called the American Society for the Control of Cancer (ASCC) At that time a cancer diagnosis meant near-certain death Rarely mentioned in public this disease was steeped in fear and denial

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Our history 1777-1899 Our story starts in a brewery At this time In a period when James Watt perfected the steam engine and American independence was recognised social change dominated the 19th Century The first telephone call the first light bulb and the abolishment of slavery soon followed sweeping in a second industrial revolution

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2020-8-18Current Page: Our History Careers Press Blog Featured Products Shop Open Menu Close Menu Current Page: Our History Careers Press Blog Featured Products Shop Our History 1971 JAPAN IRIS Ohyama Incorporated 1986 JAPAN OHYAMA Co Ltd Incorporated 1988 SOUTH KOREA IRIS Korea Co Ltd Incorporated in Seoul

Learn Our History – Making History Fun For Kids!

I co-founded Learn Our History in 2011 with a simple mission—to make it fun for kids to learn American history Today more than 500 000 families have already tried Learn Our History and millions of video lessons have been enjoyed by smart children across the United States

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2017-7-13Our History For nearly 70 years World Vision has been committed to protecting and caring for children and those in need From our founder Bob Pierce giving the last $5 in his pocket to help care for an abandoned Chinese in 1947 to then-CEO Stan Mooneyham purchasing a large ship in 1979 to rescue refugee families stranded at sea in Vietnam World Vision has gone where others would not

Our History

Our History est 1956 It started with a vision And that visionary was Billy Graham Over sixty years ago the beloved evangelist felt the urgent need for balanced reporting biblical commentary and a loving posture on the social cultural and theological trends issues and opportunities facing Christians

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2020-8-19Our history Nokia has been adapting to the needs of an ever-changing world for over 155 years From its humble beginning in 1865 as a single paper mill operation Nokia has found and nurtured success over the years in a range of industrial sectors including cable paper products rubber boots tires televisions and mobile phones

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2020-8-18In 1994 the acquisition of Banco Espaol de Crdito (Banesto) marked an important milestone in our history by making us the leading bank in the Spanish market The next year we embarked on a second period of intense expansion in Latin America enabling us to develop our business in Argentina Brazil Colombia Mexico Peru and Venezuela and

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Our story begins in 1905 when a Dutch man who was aptly named CWH van Dam purchased a barge boat to transport goods between Germany and Rotterdam along the river Rhine Brief history In 1918 the Rijnvaart Maatschappij Damco emerged out of C W H van Dam Co which in 1988 became part of the Dutch Royal Nedlloyd Group and was renamed Damco

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2020-8-18Our history Where did it all begin? CERN's origins can be traced to the 1940s A small number of visionary scientists in Europe and North America identified the need for Europe to have a world-class physics research facility Their vision was both to stop the brain drain to America that had begun during the Second World War and to provide a

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2017-7-13Our History For nearly 70 years World Vision has been committed to protecting and caring for children and those in need From our founder Bob Pierce giving the last $5 in his pocket to help care for an abandoned Chinese in 1947 to then-CEO Stan Mooneyham purchasing a large ship in 1979 to rescue refugee families stranded at sea in Vietnam World Vision has gone where others would not

Our History

Our story begins in 1905 when a Dutch man who was aptly named CWH van Dam purchased a barge boat to transport goods between Germany and Rotterdam along the river Rhine Brief history In 1918 the Rijnvaart Maatschappij Damco emerged out of C W H van Dam Co which in 1988 became part of the Dutch Royal Nedlloyd Group and was renamed Damco

Hongkong Land

Our History From its founding in 1889 Hongkong Land has expanded beyond its original base in Hong Kong to establish a major presence in the life and commerce of major cities across Asia Today we are keeping pace with the growth of Asia's dynamic economies creating vibrant communities in which to live and do business in

Our History

2017-7-13Our History For nearly 70 years World Vision has been committed to protecting and caring for children and those in need From our founder Bob Pierce giving the last $5 in his pocket to help care for an abandoned Chinese in 1947 to then-CEO Stan Mooneyham purchasing a large ship in 1979 to rescue refugee families stranded at sea in Vietnam World Vision has gone where others would not

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We've produced a 100 year book to celebrate our centenary which provides a history of the organization throughout the ages 1910-1930 1910 CABI starts with a small grant to fight "one of the enemies of mankind" the devastating impact of pests and diseases on man animals and crops The story begins with the formation of the

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2014-6-24Our history Connecting customers to opportunities since 1865 The birth of a bank HSBC was born from one simple idea – a local bank serving international needs In March 1865 HSBC opened its doors for business in Hong Kong helping to finance trade between Europe and Asia

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Our History IUPAC was formed in 1919 by chemists from industry and academia who recognized the need for international standardization in chemistry The standardization of weights measures names and symbols is essential to the well being and continued success of the scientific enterprise and to the smooth development and growth of

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2020-8-19Our history Annual reports Regulation and standards Work for us Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Copy Throughout our history we've done things differently We put our values into practice so we're regularly the first in the profession to introduce new products and services and showcase new research and policies From being the first

Our History: 190 years and still innovating

2020-8-15Our History: 190 years and still innovating Discover 1828_1 1828 OUR ORIGINS Bureau Veritas was founded with a simple goal: to make shipping safer by offering up-to-date tracking information about ships and equipment to underwriters We created a new

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2020-8-19Our History The early years The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 by 10 doctors and 5 laypeople in New York City It was called the American Society for the Control of Cancer (ASCC) At that time a cancer diagnosis meant near-certain death Rarely mentioned in public this disease was steeped in fear and denial

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Our history Costain has been improving the lives of people through infrastructure since 1865 In 1865 Richard Costain and his future brother-in-law made the short crossing from the Isle of Man to the booming port of Liverpool where they successfully began to trade as jobbing builders and undertakers

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Our history has been marked by our clear innovative and international vocation Since Jos Mara Pujol and Jos Mara Tarrag began this thrilling adventure in a small workshop in Barcelona in 1949 and throughout our more than six decades of history we have held fast to our desire to connect with the future which has allowed us to consolidate our position as a global benchmark in the

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Our History Celebrating 80 Years of Making Life Better We invite you to explore this special section where we reflect on our rich heritage of scientific innovation and how we have made life better over the last eight decades including commemorating the innovative and passionate minds that have made our significant impact possible