Listen below with the audio player or Click Here for complete show notes and video from the show.
On This Day In History for March 25, 2020
This is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining in 2020.
- It was on this date in 1584, that Sir Walter Raleigh was granted a patent to colonize Virginia.
- 365 years ago today, Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, was discovered by Christiaan Huygens.
- It was 213 years ago today, that The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
- On March 25, 1948, The first successful tornado forecast predicted that a tornado will strike Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
- United States Customs seized copies of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” on obscenity grounds on this date in 1957.
- It was on this date in 1965, that Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. successfully completed their 4 -day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
- Also today in 1969, During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).
- March 25, 1979, The first fully functional Space Shuttle orbiter, Columbia, was delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
- WikiWikiWeb, the world’s first wiki, and part of the Portland Pattern Repository, is made public by Ward Cunningham on this date in 1995.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- German mathematician and astronomer, Christopher Clavius, born on this date in 1538.
- John Barry, the American naval officer and father of the American navy was born 275 years ago today.
- Born March 25, 1800, German geologist and academic Ernst Heinrich Karl von Dechen.
- American sculptor, designer Mount Rushmore, Gutzon Borglum was born 153 years ago today.
- Also born on that same date in 1928, American captain, pilot, and astronaut, Jim Lovell.
- American businessman, founded Domino’s Pizza, Tom Monaghan is 83 today.
- D. C. Fontana, the American screenwriter and producer was born 81 years ago today.
- American actor and director, Paul Michael Glaser is 77 today.
- French volcanologist, Maurice Krafft, born on this date in 1946.
- Also born on that same date in 1947, English singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor, Elton John.
- Also turning 70 today is American singer-songwriter Ronnie McDowell.
- Also born on that same date in 1965, American actress, producer, and designer, Sarah Jessica Parker.
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for March 25, 2020
- If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our Wiki.
- An Algorithm Has Produced Every Potential Musical Melody So No One Can Ever Sue For Copyright Infringement – Feel It Share It
- Everything You Need to Play D&D From the Comfort of Your Home – IGN
- This AI camera spots people with coronavirus fever
- Hayabusa2 spacecraft blasted a bus-sized crater into an asteroid – CNET
Shout out to the chat room
Watch us live every Sunday night at 9:30PM ET on Facebook. Go to Join our page and get notified automatically. Join us on the live chat!
Thank you Patrons!
This show is brought to you by… YOU! Thank you to our Patrons who enable us to keep the show running and bring you special episodes.
|Kyle Nishioka||Avner Braverman||Ben Vaughan||Mike Wills|
|Nightgig Studios||Gary Lindros||John Clifford|
|Leon||John Noble||Chris MC||Alexis Duran|
|Saturday Morning Media||Steve Therrien||Jorge Schrauwen||.|
|Amber Elstad||Harold McKinstry||Amy Bowen||Denise Inglis|
|Stephen Wesche||Dean Jenson||DanDMan Coyer||Encaf1|
If you want to become a patron, visit our Patreon Page. We’ve got various levels of donations and in return we have various patron packages including a special “after show” we record just for the patrons! patreon.com/technoramapodcast
- Americans who spend over 4 hours per day online are more depressed, anxious, and narcissistic
- Woman Builds a Rotary Cell Phone (She HATES Texting!) – YouTube
Question of the week:
- What is the best quote you have ever heard and try to live by?
End of Show Stuff
We appreciate your support. If you like the show, there are many ways to show your love:
- Visit our Amazon page for recommended books, toys, and other fun stuff!
- Call the Listener Line: 707-530-CHAT(2428)
- Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- We are on the Social Interwebs…
- Search for Technorama Podcast on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, etc
- You can help support us:
- How about a donation to the tip jar: one time or monthly micropayment on Patreon!
- Links to the articles and items referenced in the show can be found on our website
Also Thanks to
- Everyone who sent us links during the week
- Those who joined us to watch live on Facebook!
- You, for downloading and listening
Tell a friend about Technorama and…
binary high five