Sunday, May 17, 2009

Today in History - 17 May

1993 Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled

1960 1st atomic reactor system patents, J W Flora of Canoga Park, California

1939 1st sports telecast-Columbia vs Princeton-college baseball

1920 1st De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol

1920 1st flight by Dutch airlines KLM (Koninklijke-Luchtvaart-Maatschappij)

1620 1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)

History created - 16 May

2009 Congress led UPA sweep election results in India

2009 US astronauts equip Hubble on third spacewalk

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