On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
70 – Titus & his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem
1661 – Isaac Newton is admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
1794 – US Congress prohibits its citizens from serving in foreign armed forces
1833 – Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1927 – Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record
1940 – The 1st synthetic rubber tire is exhibited in Akron, Ohio
1959 – Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing High School in Minnesota
1968 – 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day
1977 – The first personal computer, Apple II, goes on sale
1981 – Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)
1988 – Longest champagne cork flight is 177’9 in NY
1993 – “Livin’ On The Edge” by Aerosmith hits #18
1995 – The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created
2001 – Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history


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