Today in History

Listings for Friday, January 27, 2023.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1880 Thomas Edison granted patent for an electric incandescent lamp
  • 1888 National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC
  • 1926 1st public demonstration of television.
  • 1948 1st Tape Recorder is sold.
  • 1967 Apollo 1 fire kills astronauts Grissom, White & Chaffee
  • 1973 US & Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending the longest US war

That's all for today.



Today In History