1996:Â The largest Internet collaboration, “24 Hours in Cyberspace,” took place.
1978:Â The proceedings of the United States Senate were first broadcast on radio.
1974:Â After 84 days in space, the crew of the first American space station Skylab returned to Earth.
1971:Â The Nasdaq stock market index opened.
1922:Â President Warren G. Harding introduced the first radio into the White House.
1879:Â Sandford Fleming proposed adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
John Grisham (1955)
Mary Steenburgen (1953)
Nick Nolte (1941)
Ted Koppel (1940)
James Dean (1931-1955)
Jack Lemmon (1925-2001)
Jules Verne (1828-1905)
Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782)
RIP Anna Nicole Smith (d. 2007)
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