Today in History

Listings for Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1732 Royal Charter for Georgia, granted to James Oglethorpe.
  • 1860 First dime novel published.
  • 1898 China leases Hong Kong's New Territories to Britain for 99 years.
  • 1931 Goddard patents rocket-fueled aircraft design.
  • 1959 First ballistic missile launched from sub "George Washington"
  • 1996 Linux kernel 2.0 released.

That's all for today.



Today In History