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RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...

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Day in Engineering History Archive - January 5

January 5

Golden Gate Bridge Construction Began January 5, 1933 - RF Cafe

1855: King Gillette, inventor of the safety razor, was born. 1914: Ford Motor Company announced that there would be a new daily minimum wage of $5 and an eight-hour workday. 1933: Work began on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. 1940: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) got its first demonstration of FM radio. 1943: American educator, scientist, chemist, inventor and botanist, George Washington Carver, died. 1948: Warner Brothers showed the first color newsreel (of the Rose Bowl parade). 1956: Snoopy from the Peanuts comic strip (my favorite) walked on two legs for the first time. 1981: American Nobel physicist Harold Urey, who discovered deuterium, died. 2005: Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, was discovered.

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Note: These historical tidbits have been collected from various sources, mostly on the Internet. As detailed in this article, 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.
Please submit significant 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 special RF Cafe logos. Where available, I like to use images from postage stamps from the country where the person or event occurred.