This Day In History:
2004: NASA Mars Rover (“Spirit”) successfully landed on Mars.
1962: New York City introduces a train that operates without a crew on-board.
1959: Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to approach the Moon.
1958: Russian space craft Sputnik 1 fell to Earth from its degraded orbit.
1493: Christopher Columbus left the New World, ending his first journey.
Inventor Louis Braille (1809-1852)
Physicist and Mathematician Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).
Author T. S. Eliot (d. 1965).
Source: IDG Connect
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