Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Today in History - 10 June

1996 Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip

1991 Mother of All Parades - New York City welcomes desert storm troops

1963 John F. Kennedy signs law for equal pay for equal work for men and women

1955 1st separation of virus into component parts reported

1946 Italian Republic established

1924 1st political convention broadcast on radio - Republicans at Cleveland

1915 Girl Scouts founded

1908 1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of New York, opens

1905 1st forest fire lookout tower placed in operation, Greenville, Maine

1902 Patent for window envelope granted to H F Callahan

1848 1st telegraph link between New York City and Chicago

1847 Chicago Tribune begins publishing

1847 Chicago Tribune begins publishing

1809 1st U.S. steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves New York for Philadelphia

1793 1st public zoo opens in Paris

1793 Washington replaced Philadelphia as U.S. capital

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