Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Today in History - 21 July

1984 1st documented case of a robot killing a human in U.S.

1969 Neil Armstrong steps on Moon at 2:56:15 AM, GMT

1960 In Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) Sirima Bandaranaike is world's 1st woman PM

1959 1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden, New Jersey

1957 1st black to win a major U.S. tennis tournament, Althea Gibson

1955 1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf

1928 1st woman to win an olympic gold medal - Halina Knonpacka of Poland

1884 1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's

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