Bugs Bunny Day
, discoverer of exponential calculus, was born.
, known as one of the fathers of modern physical
science and formulated the Atomic Theory, died. 1849:
, who developed Hopkinson's Law of magnetism and
invented the 3-phase AC generator, was born. 1866: After two failures,
underwater telegraph cable
, 1,686 miles long, was laid across
the Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe. 1882: British
Sir Geoffrey De Havilland
was born. 1888:
unveiled the first electric automobile. 1910: Charles
Rolls, half of
, died. 1917:
Ford Motor Company
introduced its first truck, the Model TT.
1921: Canadian biochemist
announced the discovery of the hormone insulin.
first published its best-seller's charts.
1949: The world's first jet-propelled airliner, the British
De Havilland Comet
, made its maiden flight in England. 1993:
a record $8.04 billion quarterly loss. 2003:
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Mar | Apr | May |
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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.
significant historical events and
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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.