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  • 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 16, 1923

    Walt Disney

    Founding the Disney Brothers Studio‍

    500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 16, 1923

    Disney and his brother Roy formed the Disney Brothers Studio‍—‌which later became The Walt Disney Company‍—‌to produce the films; they persuaded Davis and her family to relocate to Hollywood to continue production, with Davis on contract at $100 a month.In July 1924, Disney also hired Iwerks, persuading him to relocate to Hollywood from Kansas City.




  • Killeen, Texas, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 16, 1991

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Luby's Shooting

    Killeen, Texas, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 16, 1991

    The Luby's shooting, also known as the Luby's massacre, was a mass shooting that took place on October 16, 1991, at a Luby's Cafeteria in Killeen, Texas. The perpetrator, George Hennard, drove his pickup truck through the front window of the restaurant. He quickly shot and killed 23 people, and wounded 27 others. He had a brief shootout with police, refused their orders to surrender, and fatally shot himself.




  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 16, 1998

    Amazon

    Walmart sued Amazon

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 16, 1998

    Walmart sued Amazon on October 16, 1998, alleging that Amazon had stolen Walmart's trade secrets by hiring former Walmart executives. Although this suit was also settled out of court, it caused Amazon to implement internal restrictions and the reassignment of the former Walmart executives.




  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 16, 2014

    MacOS

    OS X 10.10 Yosemite

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 16, 2014

    The next version, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, adopted a design similar to iOS 7 but with greater complexity suitable for an interface controlled with a mouse.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Oct 16, 2017

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook acquired The anonymous Compliment App tbh

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Oct 16, 2017

    On October 16, it acquired the anonymous compliment app tbh, announcing its intention to leave the app independent.




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