On this day:

1964 Jean-Paul Sartre Turns Down Nobel Prize for Literature in order to not take sides in the East and West struggle of the Cold War

1998 Swatch Announces Internet Time, Under the Internet Time, a day has 1000 .beats. 1 .beat = 1 minute and 26.4 seconds

2001 Apple announces the first iPod Player

Born on this day:

1940 Pelé, Brazilian footballer