Monday, April 13, 2009

Today in History - 14 April

1995 India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah

1961 1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union

1923 Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters

1828 1st edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published

1792 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars

1611 Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)

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