Today in History
What happened on the 6th of July in history?
Regiomontanus (Johannes Muller of Konigsberg) dies.
Newton publishes 'Principia'
Capt. William Kidd arrested in Boston.
1st Republican state convention
1st inoculation (for rabies) of a human being by Louis Pasteur
Striking steelworkers in Homestead Pa. fire on scabs killing 7.
R-34 lands in NY 1st airship to cross Atlantic
Yanks score team record 14 runs in 1 inning vs Senators
1st all-talking motion picture shown in NY (Lights of NY).
1st class postage back up to 3› from 2›.
1st All-Star baseball game AL wins 5-2
Soviets launch Titov in Vostok 2; 17 orbits; 25hr/18 min.
Mantle hits his 3rd & 4th consecutive homer
Malawi (then Nyasaland) gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day).
Comoros gain independence from France (most of them).
Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station.