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was passed. 1852: German physician
Richard Petri, inventor of the
Petri Dish, was born.
Square Garden opened, and the first electric railway opened at the
Berlin Trades Exposition. 1889: More than 2,000 people perished when
a dam break sent water rushing through
PA. 1915: A German zeppelin made an air raid on London. 1927: Ford Motor Company produced
its last "Tin Lizzie." 1977: The
oil pipeline was completed after three years of work. 1996:
Benjamin Netanyahu won Israel's election for prime minister. 2005:
"Deep Throat," of Watergate
fame, finally identified himself after 30 years.
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historical tidbits have been collected from various sources, mostly on the Internet.
As detailed in
this article, 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. Many 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. Images used in the logos are often from open source websites
like Wikipedia, and are specifically credited with a hyperlink back to the source where
possible. Fair Use
laws permit small samples of copyrighted content.