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1876: Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first telephone message to his assistant saying, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."


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1876: Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first telephone message to his assistant saying, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."


Unfortunately, Watson's phone was off so Bell's message went to voicemail. Big Grin


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1965: Russian cosmonaut Aleksei A. Leonov became the first man to float freely in space, on a lifeline attached to Soviet spacecraft Voskhod.
 
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1965: Russian cosmonaut Aleksei A. Leonov became the first man to float freely in space, on a lifeline attached to Soviet spacecraft Voskhod.


...only to find that his spacesuit swelled up like a balloon, and he struggled to get back inside. According to an interview with him I once saw on British TV.


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Born 1848: Wyatt Earp

Died 1950: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Died 2008: Arthur C. Clarke


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1946: First U.S. rocket to leave the earth's atmosphere, launched from White Sands, New Mexico, attained height of 50 miles

1963: The Beatles' first album, Please Please Me, was released in Britain

Born 2233: James T. Kirk


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...Born 2233: James T. Kirk


A bold prediction! Just don't step on any butterflies, or it may not happen.


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...and, of course, the "T" stood for______!
 
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Actually, if you DO step on a butterfly the T may become an R:



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O no.
That woud reely mayk
All uv us qwite confuzed!

(T=?)
 
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...and, of course, the "T" stood for______!

Tiberius, of course. A good word!


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I know it's MOBY DICK in space, but I think the graphic artist was being a bit literal:



Perhaps it might have been better to say it's "Ahab in space". But then we'd probably get Gregory Peck in his Abe Lincoln garb floating among the stars...

It is an excellent production, though, and everyone should listen to it.


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Died 1905: Jules Verne


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Born 1874: Robert Frost

Born 1911: Tennessee Williams


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