Monday, June 22, 2009

Today in History - 22 June

1983 1st time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle

1970 President Nixon signs 26th amendment, voting age lowered to 18

1962 1st test flight of Hoovercraft

1910 1st Zeppelin with passengers sets afloat

1870 1st Boardwalk in America invented

1870 Congress creates Department of Justice

1847 Doughnut created

1832 John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine

1814 1st match at the present Lord's, MCC vs. Herefordshire

1775 1st Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)

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