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  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 12, 1964

    Jeff Bezos

    Birth

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 12, 1964

    Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on January 12, 1964, the son of Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen and Ted Jorgensen.




  • Karkow, Poland
    Monday Jan 13, 1964

    Pope John Paul II

    Archbishop of Kraków

    Karkow, Poland
    Monday Jan 13, 1964

    On 13 January 1964, Pope Paul VI appointed him Archbishop of Kraków.




  • Oregon, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 25, 1964

    Nike, Inc.

    Establishing

    Oregon, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 25, 1964

    Nike, originally known as Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS), was founded by University of Oregon track athlete Phil Knight and his coach, Bill Bowerman, on January 25, 1964. The company initially operated in Eugene as a distributor for Japanese shoe maker Onitsuka Tiger, making most sales at track meets out of Phil Knight's automobile.




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