History December 26th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1825 - Erie Canal opens

    1854 - Wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo

    1860 - Maiden voyage of 1st steamship owned by 1 man (C Vanderbilt)

    1878 - 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia

    1925 - Turkey adopts Gregorian calendar

    1934 - Yomiuri Giants, Japan's 1st professional baseball team forms

    1973 - 2 Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record 7 hours

    1973 - Soyuz 13 returns to Earth

    1975 - 1st supersonic transport service (USSR-Tupolev-144)

    1982 - TIME's Man of the Year is a computer