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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.
1814: French physician
, after whom the guillotine is named, died. 1854:
took the first photograph of a solar eclipse.
, who founded the British rubber industry, died. 1923:
The BBC began its
, founder of Cadillac Motors, died. 1937:
a pioneer of automatic washing machines, died. 1949:
, who took the first photograph of
showing its curvature, died. 1953:
Dr. Jonas Salk
announced his vaccine for polio. 1973: Women were
allowed on the trading floor of the
London Stock Exchange
for the first time. 1974:
, of radar development and Franck-Condon fame, died.
1996: Electrical engineer and entrepreneur
, who co-founded the Hewlett-Packard Company, died.