Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Today in History - 09 June

1959 1st ballistic missile sub launched, George Washington

1934 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released

1934 Donald Duck made his 1st screen appearance ("The Wise Little Hen")

1931 1st rocket-powered aircraft design patented, Robert Goddard

1931 1st showing of a Donald Duck cartoon

1902 1st Automat restaurant opens, 818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia

1883 1st commercial electric railway line begins operation in Chicago

1822 Charles Graham patents false teeth

1790 1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"

1772 1st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion

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