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This Day in History Jan 10 2015 Oil Industry Convoy League of Nations AOL-Time Warner

Jan 10, 1901:

Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry

On this day in 1901, a drilling derrick at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, produces an enormous gusher of crude oil, coating the landscape for hundreds of feet and signaling the advent of the American… 1,567 more words


AOL: Three Decades of Turmoil

AOL: Three Decades of Turmoil


AOL has gone from fame and glory to hype to trying everything possible simply to survive. Started in 1983 as “Quantum Computer” (Agamawi, 2012), later renamed America Online, the company went public on the NASDAQ in 1992 and proceeded to grow 50,000% in just two year’s time. 4,066 more words

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