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- Q: What fictional universe do you want to live in?
On This Day In History for October 9, 2019
This is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 83 days remaining in 2019.
- It was on this date in 1410, that witnessed the first known mention of the Prague astronomical clock.
- It was 573 years ago today, that The hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
- 415 years ago today, Supernova 1604 is sighted, the most recent supernova to be observed within the Milky Way.
- It was also this date in 1874 that an international postal union is created by the Treaty of Bern.
- 83 years ago today, Boulder Dam (later Hoover Dam) begins to generate electricity and transmit it to Los Angeles.
- Also today in 2003, Mission: Space opens to the public at Walt Disney World.
- Also on October 9, 2009, First lunar impact of NASA’s Lunar Precursor Robotic Program.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- German mathematician, physicist, and physician, Johann Andreas Segner, born on this date in 1704.
- German physicist and astronomer, Karl Schwarzschild was born 146 years ago today.
- Joseph Friedman, the American inventor, invented the bendy straw was born 119 years ago today.
- John Lennon, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer was born on that same date in 1940.
- John Entwistle, the English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer was born 75 years ago today.
- American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jackson Browne, born on this date in 1948.
- Also turning 65 today is American actor Scott Bakula.
- Also born on that same date in 1964, Mexican-American director, producer, and screenwriter, Guillermo del Toro.
- Also turning 44 today is American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor Sean Lennon.
- Also born on that same date in 1979, American model and actor, Brandon Routh.
- Irish actor, producer, and screenwriter, Chris O’Dowd is 40 today.
- 09 – Itsuko Rumpke (sounds like IT – SUE – KOE)
- 09 – Mario (New Jersey)
- 10 – Victor Cajiao
- 10 – Garrett Riffal
- 11 – Bruce Barr
- 13 – Jason Schwanz
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for October 9, 2019
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- NASA announces first all-female spacewalk after spacesuit controversy | Fox News
- If this woman stays off her smartphone for an entire year, she’ll win $100,000 – CNN
- Japan’s Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Drops Off Its Last Robot on Asteroid Ryugu – ExtremeTech
- Paralyzed man walks using brain-controlled robotic suit in Grenoble, France | abc7.com
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