Sunday, June 14, 2009

Today in History - 14 June

1993 Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey

1951 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau

1946 Canadian Library Association established

1942 1st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport, Connecticut

1924 WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY

1923 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)

1919 1st nonstop air crossing of Atlantic (Alcock and Brown)

1901 1st golf championship is played

1841 1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario

1775 U.S. Army founded

1755 1e edition of Dr. Johnsons "Dictionary"

1642 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts

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