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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.
, inventor of the Polaroid Land Camera, was born. 1926: The airship
became the first vessel to fly over the North Pole. 1930: The first planetarium in the U.S. opened to
the public, the
Chicago, IL. 1936: The
typewriter keyboard was patented. 1940: The Nazi conquest of France began with the crossing
. 1942: A Nazi
sunk an American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River. 1958: The U.S. & Canada formed the North
American Air Defense Command (NORAD
). 1978: The National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration announced that they would no longer exclusively name hurricanes after women. 1980: The
first nonstop crossing of U.S. via balloon began. 1994:
, inventor of Teflon, died.