, designer of the London Bridge, was born. 1826:
Joseph von Fraunhofer
, who was the first to study the dark lines
in the solar spectrum (Fraunhofer lines), died. 1900:
, considered along with Shockley, to be the
founder of Silicon Valley, was born. 1938: The Douglas
made its first test flight. 1981: Israel bombed the Baghdad
. 2000: Judge
Thomas Penfield Jackson
ordered the breakup of Microsoft, declaring
the it should be split into two because it had ''proved untrustworthy
in the past.''
This was one boring day in history.
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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
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.