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1874 The Sholes and Glidden typewriter , the first commercially successful typewriter, goes on sale.
1900 The first Zeppelin flight takes place on Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen,Germany.
1969 The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry ,occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes, destroying its launchpad.
2005 The Deep Impact collider,hits the comet Tempel 1.
1937 Spam ,the luncheon meat, is introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.
1885 Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
1930 Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of the Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam) .
2011 Space Shuttle Atlantis , is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.
1962 The The Starfish Prime high-altitude nuclear test, is conducted by the U.S.A.
1997 In London scientists report the findings of the DNA analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton which supports the"out of Africa theory" of human evolution, placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
1893 The first cultured pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto.
1493 Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the best-documented early printed books, is published.
1923 The Hollywood sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.
1960 - Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
1910 In his book Clinical Psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin gives a name to Alzheimer's disease,, naming it after his colleague Alois Alzheimer.
1880 Emily Stowe becomes the first female physician licensed to practice medicine in Canada.
1938 Douglas Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn to fly the "wrong way" to Ireland and becomes known as "Wrong Way" Corrigan.
1966 Human spaceflight: Gemini 10 is launched from Cape Kennedy on a 70-hour mission that includes docking with an orbiting Agena target vehicle.
1983 The first first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
1807 Nicéphore Niépce is awarded a patent by Napoleon Bonaparte for the Pyréolophore, the world's first internal combustion engine , after it successfully powered a boat in France.
1969 Space Race: Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the Moon, during the Apollo 11 mission (July 20 in North America).
1894 The first ever motorized racing event is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The race is won by Comte Jules-Albert de Dion.
1995 Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered; it will become visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.
1950 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket .
1976 Viking 1 takes the famous photo Face on Mars .
1963 Syncom 2 , the world's first geosynchronous satellite, is launched from Cape Canaveral on a Delta B booster.
1987 RMS Titanic, Inc. begins the first expedited salvage of wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
1996 The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man .
1836 Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
1962 The Trans-Canada Highway , the largest national highway in the world, is officially opened.
1790 The very first U.S. patent is issued to inventor Samuel Hopkins for a potash process .