1783 Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make the first public balloon flight
1981 World’s first today in history program with editable data “TODAY”, invented by Michael Butler runs for the first time on a mainframe computer
1661 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
1953 1st color network telecast in compatible color (Boston Mass)
1954 1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)
1934 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released
1931 1st rocket-powered aircraft design patented (Robert Goddard)
1902 1st Automat restaurant opens (818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia)
1834 Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
1834 Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
1847 Robert Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner
1840 Samuel Morse patents his telegraph
1867 US President Andrew Johnson announces purchase of Alaska
1939 Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants
1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II
1832 John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine
1962 1st test flight of a Hovercraft