Monday, May 11, 2009

Today in History - 11 May

1998 India resumes underground nuclear tests after more than a 20 year gap

1987 1st heart-lung transplant take place (Baltimore)

1967 100,000,000th U.S. phone connected

1949 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 in New York City

1929 1st regularly scheduled TV broadcasts (3 nights per week)

1921 Tel Aviv is 1st all Jewish municipality

1752 1st U.S. fire insurance policy issued (Philadelphia)

1751 1st U.S. hospital founded (Pennsylvania Hospital)

330 Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes capital of Roman Empire

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