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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.
1932: The first radio broadcast
from a moving train was made by
joined the army. 1959: The
(Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation)
was patented by Charles Townes. 1962: Danish physicist
, who pioneered high altitude balloon and deep sea
vehicle research, died. 1965: Millions watched a first-ever 15-minute
live broadcast of the
moon crashing into the moon. 1989: The
oil tanker struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound
and spilled 240,000 barrels of crude oil. 1992: The first Belgian astronaut,
, went into space onboard the Atlantis Space Shuttle.