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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.
, discoverer of the
between the A and B rings of Saturn, was born.
Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleev
, who developed the Periodic Table and
left places for undiscovered elements, was born. 1906: American physicist
, inventor of
, was born. 1910: The
Boy Scouts of America
was incorporated. 1916:
received a patent in for an automobile engine
starting and ignition system. 1922: President Harding had the first
installed in the White House. 1974: The third and final crew
of astronauts returned from the
orbiting laboratory. 1979: Hungarian Nobel physicist
, inventor of holography, died. 1993: General Motors
sued NBC, alleging that the "Dateline
" program had rigged two car-truck crashes to show that 1973-87
GM pickups were prone to fires in side impact crashes (NBC settled the
lawsuit the following day). 1996: The "Telecommunications Act of 1996"