Month: June 2009
1992 India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
1992 New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993
1989 Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen
1984 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4
1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched
1975 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency
1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
1917 1st U.S. Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I
1896 1st movie theater in U.S. opens, charging 10 cents for admission
1848 1st pure food law enacted in U.S.
1498 Toothbrush invented
1284 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)
1961 Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)
1953 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours
1951 1st color TV broadcast-CBS’ Arthur Godfrey from New York City to 4 cities
1950 Israeli airline El Al begins service
1947 Tennis shoe introduced
1919 1st advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F13)
1867 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio
1864 Horse tramway at the Hague, opens
Craft work – Paper bags
It’s summer time. Wipe out Waste is the in thing now everywhere. Why not we too do something in this regard. Handy paper bags to carry small things around. It’s easy to do. Try it out today itself.
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Photo Speaks – Closer to the tan
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Have a great day ahead.
1994 1st French “all news” TV, LCI, begins broadcasting
1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth
1982 Soyuz T-6 Launch (U.S.S.R.)
1982 Supreme Court rules President can’t be sued for actions in office
1967 Zaire adopts constitution
1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
1930 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC
1901 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris
1894 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years
1817 1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast
1793 1st republican constitution in France adopted
1717 1st Free Masons’ grand lodge founded in London
1692 Kingston, Jamaica founded
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI
1996 Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan
1994 South Africa reclaims its seat in U.N.
1991 Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race
1990 Moldavia declares independence
1989 Movie “Batman” premieres
1985 Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1982 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
1980 1st solar-powered coast-to-coast two-way radio conversation
1974 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space
1961 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect
1958 Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
1950 Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
1949 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
1860 U.S. Secret Service created
1848 Antoine Joseph Sax patents Saxophone
1784 1st U.S. balloon flight, 13 year old Edward Warren
1775 1st regatta held on Thames, England
930 World’s oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established