Today in History

Listings for Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1636 first code of law for Plymouth Colony
  • 1824 Mexico becomes a republic
  • 1926 The Dahlia is designated as the San Francisco City Flower.
  • 1957 USSR launches Sputnik, the first artificial earth satellite.
  • 1958 Transatlantic jet passenger service begins
  • 1959 USSR's Luna 3 sends back first photos of Moon's far side
  • 1960 Courier 1B Launched: first active repeater satellite in orbit
  • 1966 Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain
  • 1985 21st Space Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 1 is launched

That's all for today.



Today In History