Sunday, June 21, 2009

Today in History - 19 June

1988 World's Largest Sausage completed at 13 miles long

1981 European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit

1981 Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, South Africa

1981 India's APPLE satellite, 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched

1961 Kuwait declares independence from U.K.

1947 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca

1931 1st photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct

1910 1st airship in service "Germany"

1910 Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)

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