Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Today in History - 14 July

1993 Aeroflot starts non-stop flights between Moscow and NY

1959 1st atomic powered cruiser, Long Beach, Quincy Massachusetts

1951 1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)

1949 U.S.S.R. explodes their 1st atom bomb

1927 1st commercial airplane flight in Hawaii

1914 1st patent for liquid-fueled rocket design granted, Dr. Robert Goddard

1853 1st U.S. World's fair opens, Crystal Palace New York

1850 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration

1845 1st postmasters' provisional stamps issued, New York City

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