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Note: These historical tidbits have been collected from various sources, mostly on the Internet.
As detailed in
, there is a lot of
wrong information that is repeated hundreds of times because most websites do not validate with
authoritative sources. On RF Cafe,
events with hyperlinks
have been verified.
historical events and dates for inclusion in these lists. I will be glad to include your name and
birthday. Please do not submit your death date ;-)
A couple years ago, I began commemorating the birthdays of notable people and events with
RF Cafe logos
. Where available, I like to use images from postage stamps from the country where
the person or event occurred.
April Fool's Day
. 1826: Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion
published the first newspaper weather map in The Times of
London. 1918: England's Royal Flying Corps was replaced by the
Royal Air Force
, who developed the ALOHANET, the forerunner to the
Ethernet, was born. 1938: The first commercially successful fluorescent
lamps were introduced. 1957: The BBC broadcasted a spoof documentary
spaghetti crops in Switzerland
, the first weather satellite, was launched from Cape Canaveral.
began operations. 1981: Russia adopted
Daylight Savings Time
. 1986 World
dipped below $10 a barrel. 1999: Britain introduced a