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Stardust Flies By Comet Wild 2

Stardust Flies By Comet Wild 2

January 2, 2004 The NASA spacecraft Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth. Stardust Flies By Comet Wild 2 is original content of This…

Y2K Comes and Goes

Y2K Comes and Goes

January 1, 2000 After years of hysteria regarding the Y2K bug, the world’s computers begin using the date 2000 with no major catastrophes. There is still debate whether the “Year…

Y2K Comes and Goes

Y2K Comes and Goes

January 1, 2000 After years of hysteria regarding the Y2K bug, the world’s computers begin using the date 2000 with no major catastrophes. There is still debate whether the “Year…

Zune 2K Day

Zune 2K Day

December 31, 2008 Playfully nicknamed “Zune 2K” day after Y2K day, owners of Microsoft Zune devices began reporting that their devices had malfunctioned and refused to boot up. The problem…

AT&T Takes Over Bell System

AT&T Takes Over Bell System

December 30, 1899 American Bell, at the time parent corporation of the AT&T company, reorganizes and transfers its assets into AT&T. American Bell was incorporated in Massachusetts and AT&T was…

First UHF TV Station

First UHF TV Station

December 29, 1949 Station KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut becomes the first Ultra high frequency (UHF) television station to operate a daily schedule. How many of you are wondering what UHF…

Snow White Premieres

Snow White Premieres

December 21, 1937 Walt Disney premiers the animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It was the first full-length animated feature film taking 3 years and nearly $ 1.5…

Snow White Premieres

Snow White Premieres

December 21, 1937 Walt Disney premiers the animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It was the first full-length animated feature film taking 3 years and nearly $ 1.5…

The First Electric Christmas Tree Lights

The First Electric Christmas Tree Lights

December 22, 1882 Edward Johnson, an associate of Thomas Edison, has walnut-sized bulbs made specifically for him to wire his Christmas Tree with electric light. The 80 red, white, and…

First Men to Orbit the Moon

First Men to Orbit the Moon

The view of Earth rising over the lunar surface from Apollo 8 December 23, 1968 Astronauts Frank Borman, James A. Lovell, and William Anders become the first men to orbit…