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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.
New York Stock Exchange
founded at 70 Wall Street by 24 brokers. 1836:
Sir Joseph Lockyer
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
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 of the
tailless fighter occurred.