Warner Events in History

2015 Event - A pending merger between telecommunication giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable is canceled after regulators indicate that there are concerns regarding competitive and public interest issues

2014 Event - Movie studio Warner Brothers announces plans to lay off employees and reduce costs in order to improve efficiency; parent company Time Warner Inc. is seeking improvements across its divisions after rejecting a buyout offer by Rupert Murdoch earlier this year

2014 Event - Twenty-First Century Fox, headed by Rupert Murdoch, rescinds its offer to buy Time Warner Inc. after the latter's resistance to the proposal

2014 Event - Time Warner, Inc. may be offered $75 billion by Twenty-First Century Fox in a proposed merger deal that would create the world's largest media company; Time Warner rejected an earlier proposal by Fox

2013 Event - At the 70th Golden Globe Awards, the Time Warner Inc. film 'Argo' wins for best drama and best director

1998 Event - Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tueday night programming

1995 Death - Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat, dies at 77

1995 Event - 5th TV network (WB) Warner Brothers begins (WPIX-TV in New York City)

1994 Event - Warner Brothers announces a 5th TV network to begin on Jan 11, 1995

1994 Death - Joseph H Hazen, U.S. producer/Vice President (Warner Bros), dies at 96

1994 Death - Nicholas Warner, test Pilot, dies at 51

1992 Event - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

1989 Death - Mel Blanc, cartoon voice (Warner Bros cartoons), dies at 81

1984 Death - Silvia A Warner, writer, dies

1982 Event - Liz Taylor's 7th divorce (John Warner)

1981 Death - Jack Warner, Waters, actor (Captive Heart), dies at 84

1978 Death - Jack L Warner, U.S. movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86)

1978 Death - Sylvia Townsend Warner, English Novelist

1977 Birthday - Brad Delson, born in Agoura, California, musician, guitarist, member of Linkin Park, Grammy-Award winning band, A&R Representative for Warner Bros.' Machine Shop Recordings

1976 Event - Liz Taylor's 7th marriage to John Warner

1976 Death - Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Peyton Place), dies at 65

1970 Birthday - Malcolm Jamal Warner, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, Theodore-Cosby Show

1962 Birthday - Bonny Warner, born in Mount Baldy, California, lugist

1961 Event - Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Bros Records

1961 Birthday - Les Warner, rocker, Cult-Fire Woman

1958 Death - H[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83

1958 Death - Warner Fabian, S Adams, U.S. author (Great American Fraud), dies at 87

1958 Death - Harry Warner, U.S. movie pionier (Warner Bros), dies at 81

1954 Birthday - Mark Warner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, politician, 69th Governor of Virginia 2002-2006, U.S. Senator from Virginia

1954 Event - Tasmanian Devil, debuts in "Devil May Hare" by Warner Bros

1951 Death - Warner Baxter, dies at 62

1947 Birthday - Alan Warner, rocker, Foundations

1945 Event - Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"

1944 Birthday - Ted Templeman, born in Santa Cruz, musician, record producer, guitarist, vocalist, drummer, produced 'The Doobie Brothers' for Warner Brothers, 'Montrose', Carly Simon's 'Another Passenger', Van Halen's first album

1943 Birthday - Nicholas Warner, test Pilot

1941 Birthday - David Warner, born in Manchester, New Hampshire, actor, Star Trek VI, Time Bandits

1938 Death - Warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57

1937 Birthday - Warner Wolf, Washington D.C., sportscaster, WABC-TV, WCBS-TV

1934 Event - Mark Hellinger Theater (Warner Bros) opens at 237 W 51st St. New York City

1931 Birthday - Gerald Warner, deputy secretary, Cabinet Office

1931 Birthday - William Warner Westenra, born in Ireland, born William Warner Westenra, Lord Rossmore, 7th Baron Rossmore, Peerage of Ireland

1927 Birthday - John Warner, American Politician

1926 Event - Warner Bros premieres Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system

1926 Event - 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, New York

1926 Event - Book of the Month Club sends out its 1st selections "Lolly Willowes" and "Loving Huntsman" by Sylvia Townsend Warner

1924 Birthday - Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge

1918 Birthday - Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat

1911 Birthday - Edward Warner, diplomat

1911 Birthday - Warner Anderson, born in Brooklyn, actor, Doctor, Lineup, Matthew-Peyton Place

1905 Birthday - Isadore I Friz Freleng, born in Kansas City, Missouri, animator, Warner Bros cartoons

1905 Birthday - Rex Warner, English poet and writer, Wild Goose Chase

1900 Death - Charles Dudley Warner, U.S. writer (As We Go), dies at 70

1899 Event - Pelham Warner scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (England vs. South Africa Johannesburg)

1896 Birthday - Jack Warner, born in London, England, actor, Christmas Carol

1893 Birthday - Sylvia Townsend Warner, English Novelist

1892 Birthday - Jack Warner, U.S. movie studio head, Warner Bros

1889 Birthday - Warner Baxter, born in Columbus, Ohio, actor, In Old Arizona, Cisco Kid

1884 Birthday - Albert Warner, U.S. producer, Warner Bros

1880 Birthday - Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor, Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan

1875 Birthday - H[arry] B[yron] Warner, born in London, England, actor, King of Kings

1873 Birthday - Pelham Warner, cricketer, England 1898-1912, later notable official

1871 Birthday - Warner Fabian, Samuel H Adams, U.S. journalist and writer, Average Jones

1836 Birthday - James Meech Warner, Brigadier General Union volunteers

1829 Birthday - Charles Dudley Warner, Massachusetts, newspaperman/author, Being a Boy

1827 Birthday - Henry Warner Slocum, Major General Union volunteers

1825 Birthday - Henry Warner Birge, Major General Union volunteers

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