History November 16th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1380 - French King Charles VI declares no taxes for ever

    1676 - 1st colonial prision organized, Nantucket Mass

    1801 - 1st edition of New York Evening Post

    1811 - Earthquake in Missouri caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards

    1835 - Charles Darwins voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society

    1841 - Life preservers made of cork are patented by Napoleon Guerin (NYC)

    1962 - Kuwait adopts constitution (1st, Islamitic)

    1965 - Venera 3 launched, 1st to land on another planet (crashes into Venus)

    1965 - Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Prototype Community of Tomorrow

    1973 - Skylab 4 launched into Earth orbit

    1974 - 1st intentional interstellar radio message sent, Arecibo telescope towards M 41, a cluster of stars some 25,000 light years away

    1982 - 5th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 5-lands at Edwards AFB

    1982 - Space Shuttle Columbia completes its 1st operational flight

    1984 - 14th Shuttle Mission (51A) -Discovery 2- lands at Kennedy Center
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1967 Lisa Bonet (actress) is born