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Things to Remember On

HISTORICAL  EVENT’S

1718 – Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; new Orleans founded

1768 – Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England, on his first voyage on board the Endeavour, bound for the pacific ocean  

1825 – Uruguay declares independence from Brazil.

1829 – President Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but  Mexican government refuses

1910 – Yellow cab is founded.

1943 – German occupies impose 72 –hour work week.

1991 – White – Russia declares its independence

2012 -330 people were killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war

SCIENCE

1609 – Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

1912 – 1st time an aircraft recovers from a spin

1919 – 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane ( Paris – London)

1929 – Graf Zeppelin passes over San Francisco for Los Angles after trans-pacific voyage

1936 – 1st odourless cornstarch is patented in the US by Ralph W.Kerr

1947 – Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speed record of 1,047kph

1958 – Momofuku Ando markets the first package of precooked instant noodles (Chikin Ramen)

1981 – Voyager 2’s closet approach to Saturn (63000 miles/100000 km)

2012 – Voyager 1 spacecraft , becomes the 1st spacecraft to enter interstellar space (launched in 1977 )

SPORTS

1804 – Alicia Thornton becomes first female jockey in England riding at  knaves mire in Yorkshire.

1895 – US national championship Men’s Tennis, Newport R.I.: Fred Hovey beats defending champion Robert Wren 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for his lone major single title

1920 – 1st Woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)

1951 – Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game.

1960 – AFL begins placing players names on back of their jerseys

2013 – Canadian Open Women’s Golf , Royal Mayfair GC: New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko successfully defends her title by 5 shots from Karine Icher

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