On This Day

On this day: 1945: The Arab League is founded to promote political, economic, and cultural collaboration amongst its member states 1960: The laser is patented 1993: The Intel Corporation produces the first Pentium microprocessor Born on this day: 1948: Andrew Lloyd Webber: Famous English director Gone on this day: 1832: Read more…

On This Day

On this day: 1876: The first telephone call is made by Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant Thomas Watson 1959: A revolt erupts in Lhasa, sparking the Tibetan uprising Born on this day: 1964: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex Gone on this day: 1913: Harriet Tubman: American political activist and Read more…

On This Day

On this day: 1817: The world’s largest stock exchange, New York Stock Exchange, is founded 1910: Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman with a pilot’s license 1979: The compact disc, developed by Philips and Sony, is presented to the public Born on this day: 1879: German chemist Otto Hahn. Read more…