2006: Members of the Stone Age tribe on Sentinel Island kill 2 fisherman whose boat drifts to their shore.
1862: Ulysses S. Grant examines a torpedo & runs up a ladder.
1862: WorldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1st battle between ironclad warships takes place.
1938: William Shirer & Edward R. Murrow give the world’s 1st radio news broadcast.
1865: Lee surrenders at Appomattox.
1902: Thomas L. Tally opens the Electric Theater in L.A., the 1st nickelodeon.
1915: Dr. Fritz Haber’s invention – gas warfare – was used by the Germans against French & Algerian troops in Belgium with green chlorine gas.
1897: James Newton Gunn receives patent fot tabbed index cards.
1828: Kaspar Hauser appears in the streets of NÃƒÂ¼rnberg, Germany.
1981: S. Pal Asija, a programmer and patent lawyer, receives the first software patent.
1789: Storming of the Bastille.
1973: US-sponsored coup in Chile topples Allende & installs Gen. Augusto Pinochet
1957: 8 lab workers walk off the job from William Shockley to form Intel.
1960: The Howdy Doody Show ends after 2,243 episodes when Clarabell the Clown finally speaks.
1988: The Morris Worm strikes the Internet.
1940: Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses.
1035: King Canute, who commanded the waves to stop, dies