Today in History

Listings for Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • Constitution Day, celebrated in Denmark
  • 1783 Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight.
  • 1833 Ada Lovelace (future computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
  • 1849 Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy.
  • 1875 Formal opening of the Pacific Stock Exchange.
  • 1947 Sec of State George C. Marshall outlines `The Marshall Plan'.
  • 1972 U.N. Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm
  • 1975 Suez Canal reopens (after 6 Day War caused it to close)
  • 1980 Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

That's all for today.



Today In History