1981 Vaccine to prevent hoof and mouth disease announced
1980 Mrs. Shakuntala Devi mentally multiplies 2 13-digit #s in 28 sec
1959 1st telecast transmitted from England to U.S.
1948 U.N. Commission on Human Rights adopts International Declaration of Human Rights
1936 1st bicycle traffic court in America established, Racine, Wisconsin
1903 1st transcontinental auto trip begins in San Francisco; arrives New York 3-months later
1898 1st amusement pier opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey