Technorama Ep 528: You are the solar winds beneath my wings

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On This Day In History for March 28, 2018

This is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 278 days remaining in 2018.

  • It was on this date in 1776, that Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
  • March 28, 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid ever to be discovered.
  • It was 108 years ago today, that Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
  • On March 28, 1933, The Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool is believed to be the first airliner lost to sabotage when a passenger sets a fire on board.
  • Also on March 28, 1979, A coolant leak at the Three Mile Island’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania leads to the core overheating and a partial meltdown.
  • It was 28 years ago today, that United States President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • Italian painter and architect, Raphael, born on this date in 1483.
  • Henry Schoolcraft, the American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist was born 225 years ago today.
  • Joseph Bazalgette, English architect and engineer, designed the Hammersmith Bridge and Battersea Bridge was born on that same date in 1819.
  • Born March 28, 1836, German-American brewer, founded the Pabst Brewing Company Frederick Pabst.
  • Ángela Ruiz Robles, Spanish teacher, writer and inventor, pioneer of the electronic book was born on that same date in 1895.
  • Born March 28, 1899, American businessman Gussie Busch.
  • Harold Agnew, the American physicist and academic was born 97 years ago today.
  • Paul C. Donnelly, American scientist and engineer was born on that same date in 1923.
  • German-French mathematician and theorist, Alexander Grothendieck was born 90 years ago today.
  • American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, Jerome Isaac Friedman, born on this date in 1930.
  • Dutch physicist and astronaut, Wubbo Ockels was born 72 years ago today.
  • Also born on that same date in 1986, American singer-songwriter, dancer, producer, and actress, Lady Gaga.

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for March 28, 2018

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