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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.
1801: Charles Hatchett
announced his discovery of the element
before the Royal Society in London.
car was patented by J.B. Sutherland. 1876:
, inventor of the first
practical air conditioning system, manufactured weather," was born. 1885: The first
was photographed by L. Weinek in Prague during an Andromedid
storm. 1922: The first successful
motion picture film, "The
Toll of the Sea
," was released. 1934:
was incorporated. 1942: President Roosevelt ordered nationwide
, beginning December 1. 1953: The House of Lords voted to allow
to compete with BBC. 1965: France launched its first satellite, the
, sending the 92-pound capsule
into orbit with the Diamant booster. 1966: France opened the world's first
tidal power station
Rance estuary, in Brittany. 2003: The
made its last flight.