It happened on this day…October 30th

On this day in 1938 – A radio play entitled “The War of the Worlds” and starring Orson Welles aired. It was a hoax portraying a Martian invasion; many people panicked, believing the portrayal to be true.

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It happened on this day…October 29th

On this day in 1969 – The Internet was created when the first connection was made between computers at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute. That connection, ARPANET, was the precursor to the Internet developed by the Department of Defense

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It happened on this day…October 25th

On this day in 1982 – “Newhart” debuted on TV.

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It happened on this day…October 24th

On this day in 1901 – Annie Edson Taylor, a 43-year-old daredevil widow, became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

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It happened on this day…September 28th

On this day in 1959 – Explorer VI, the U.S. satellite, took the first video pictures of Earth.

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It happened on this day…August 29th

8.29On this day in 1966 – At Candlestick Park, San Francisco, the Beatles played their last live concert.

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It happened on this day…August 22nd

8.22On this day in 1906 – The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey began to manufacture the Victrola (record player).

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