Saturday, July 11, 2009

Today in History - 10 July

2005 Luxembourg accepts a referendum on the E.U. constitution

1981 CERN achieves 1st proton-antiproton beam collision (570 GeV)

1966 U.S. launches Orbiter 1 to the Moon

1962 Telstar, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched

1958 1st parking meter installed in England (625 installed)

1956 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

1949 1st practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh

1933 1st police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, New York

1892 1st concrete-paved street built, Bellefountaine, Ohio

1797 1st U.S. frigate, the "United States," is launched in Philadelphia

1629 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in U.S. founded (Salem, MA)

552 Origin of Armenian calendar

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