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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.
begin today. 1807: Robert Fulton's
made its first trip up NY's Hudson River. 1859: The first U.S.
was made in a balloon from Lafayette, IN. 1891: The automobile electric self-starter was patented. 1893:
, discoverer of the element rhenium (Re, 75), was born. 1960:
Francis Gary Powers'
U-2 spy trial opened in
slammed into the Gulf Coast at Biloxi, MS. 1978: The first trans-Atlantic
completed, from Maine to France. 1982: The
made its debut from Philips, featuring the group ABBA. 1998: Bill Clinton admitted to Lewinsky
affair after a previous public denial. 2000:
, developer of the Bell X-1
supersonic airplane, died.