History January 30th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1487 - Bell chimes invented

    1774 - Capt Cook reaches 71ø 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)

    1917 - 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)

    1958 - 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx

    1964 - Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail

    1969 - US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere

    1989 - 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor

    1992 - Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands

    1997 - Minuteman III launches
     
  2. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    You can add now that Iraq had its first Free Elections in over 50 yrs.