Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Today in History - 24 June

1994 1st French "all news" TV, LCI, begins broadcasting

1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth

1982 Soyuz T-6 Launch (U.S.S.R.)

1982 Supreme Court rules President can't be sued for actions in office

1967 Zaire adopts constitution

1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London

1930 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC

1901 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris

1894 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years

1817 1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast

1793 1st republican constitution in France adopted

1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London

1692 Kingston, Jamaica founded

1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI

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