On this day in history..

On this day in history..
1624 – 1st submarine tested (London)
1878 – Cleopatra Needle installed in London
1890 – Salisbury, Rhodesia, is founded
1923 – Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
1933 – Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction
1935 – Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph
1940 – 4 teens, following their dog down a hole near Lascaux France discover 17,000-year-old drawings now known as Lascaux Cave Paintings
1953 – Sen John F Kennedy, 36, marries Jacqueline Bouvier, 24
1970 – US LSD professor Timothy Leary escapes from California jail
1986 – 240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
2005 – Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong


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