Monday, January 7, 2008

Today in History: January 7

  • 1953 President Harry Truman announces that the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb.
  • 1927 New York City: The first transatlantic telephone call is made, to London.
  • 1894 W. K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.
  • 1610 Galileo Galilei observes the four largest moons of Jupiter.

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