History October 30th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Oct 31, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0701 - John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1873 - P T Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth," debuts (NYC)

    1888 - In London, Jack the Ripper murders his last victim

    1888 - John J Loud patents ballpoint pen

    1894 - Daniel Cooper patents time clock

    1900 - 1st-ever US auto show opens in Madison Square Garden in NYC

    1938 - Orson Welles panics a nation with broadcast of "War of the Worlds"

    1952 - Clarence Birdseye sells 1st frozen peas

    1953 - Dr Albert Schweitzer and Gen George C Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize

    1954 - Linus Pauling won the Nobel prize in chemistry

    1962 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

    1967 - USSR Kosmos 186 and 188 make 1st automatic docking and Venmera 13 launch

    1968 - Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Lars Onsager (thermodynamics)

    1968 - Nobel prize for physics awarded to Luis Alvarez (bubble chamber)

    1979 - NASA launches space vehicle S-203

    1980 - NASA launches Flt Satcom-4

    1982 - Portugal revises constitution

    1985 - 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched
     
  2. junior_smith

    junior_smith Premium Member

    what is the bubble chamber?