Today’s Significant Events
526 – Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die
1745 – Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle
1951 – 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
1972 – Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
1995 – CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
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