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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.
American Medical Association
(AMA) was established. 1855:
Oskar von Miller, who pioneered the electric power industry in Germany, was born. 1909:
Edwin Land, inventor of the
Polaroid Land Camera, was born. 1942: In the
Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese and American navies attacked each other with carrier planes - it was the
first time in the history of naval warfare where two enemy fleets fought without seeing each other. 1945: Germany
signed unconditional surrender ending
World War II (it would take effect the next day). 1952: The concept of the integrated circuit chip was first
published by Geoffrey Dummer. 1963: The U.S. launched the
communications satellite, which on its tenth orbit transmitted the first transatlantic TV program seen in color.
space shuttle blasted off on its maiden voyage.