1839 - Colonel Adolphus Busch, born on the 10th of July in Kastel, Germany. He was the cofounder of Anheuser-Busch with his father-in-law, Eberhard Anheuser.
1857 - He attended the Collegiate Institute of Belgium, and left his home.
1861 - He married Lilly Eberhard Anheuser.
1880 - Started a wholesale brewer's supply store, and four years later he bought a share in the Bavarian brewery from Eberhard Anheuser, his father-in-law. The company was first called Anheuser and Company, but at the death of Eberhard Anheuser, it was changed to Anheuser Busch Company
1891 - He was also an early adopter of bottled beer and sales surpassed the one million barrels of beer benchmark.
1912 - Constructed the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas, then the tallest building in the state.
1913 - He died on the 10th of October while on vacation in Langenschwalbach, Germany (now Bad Schwalbach, Germany).
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