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Today is Boss's Day (2007). 1758: Noah Webster, creator of America's first dictionary, was born. 1846: American dentist, Dr. William Morton made the first public demonstration of the administration of ether anesthetic. 1908: The first aeroplane flight in England was made by Samuel Cody. 1928: A patent was issued for the first commercially viable electric light bulb frosted on the inside. 1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis began as President Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance photographs had revealed the presence of Soviet-deployed missile bases in Cuba. 1964: China detonated its first atomic bomb. 1987: Hurricane winds battered southern England. 2001: Enron reported a 3rd quarter loss of $618 million. 2002: North Korea told the United States it had a secret nuclear weapons program in violation of a 1994 agreement signed with the Clinton administration. 2003: Anadigics acquired Celeritek's power amp group. 2004: An unmanned Chinese space capsule crash-landed into a house.