The Red Dragon Departs On Voyage To The Far East

Today on February 13, 1601, the East India Company’s flagship vessel, the Red Dragon alongside four other ships, depart England for the Far East. The...

Charles II Grants A Royal Charter To The Hudson’s Bay Company

Today on May 2, 1670, King Charles II granted Prince Rupert a royal charter to form the Hudson’s Bay Company in North America. The Hudson’s...

William Durant Founds General Motors In Michigan

Today on September 16, 1908, William Durant founded the iconic General Motors Company in Flint, Michigan. At the beginning of the twentieth century, it’s estimated...

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