Saturday, May 2, 2009

Today in History - 3 May

3rd May - World Press Freedom Day

1982 President Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts

1965 1st use of satellite TV, Today Show on Early Bird Satellite

1952 1st landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole

1947 Japan forms a constitutional democracy

1923 1st nonstop transcontinental flight (New York - San Diego) completed

1845 1st black lawyer (Macon B. Allen) admitted to bar

1830 1st regular steam train passenger service starts

1765 1st U.S. medical college opens in Philadelphia

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