New York Stock Exchange
was founded at 70 Wall Street by 24
Sir Joseph Lockyer
, who co-discovered the element helium in
the sun's spectrum, was born. 1865: The first International Telegraph
Convention was signed in Paris by the 20 founding member, giving
birth to the
International Telegraph Union
(ITU). 1868: Automobile maker
was born. 1886: American agriculturist and engineer
, the first British weekly comic paper, was published.
1943: The famous
on key German dams occurred. 1955: The highly
classified patent for the first
was issued 11 years after application. 1978: Philips
announced the coming of the compact disc (CD). 1997: The first flight
tailless fighter occurred.
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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.