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My ‘not good but entertaining’ movie choice is HACKERS. Nothing says hacking like floating math symbols and code whilst hacking the Gibson with 90s rave techno music in the background.
Just like real life!!!!!
On This Day In History for February 19, 2020
This is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 316 days remaining in 2020.
- It was on this date in 1674, that England and the Netherlands signed the Treaty of Westminster, ending the Third Anglo-Dutch War. A provision of the agreement transfers the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam to England, and it is renamed New York.
- Also on February 19, 1819, British explorer William Smith discovers the South Shetland Islands and claims them in the name of King George III.
- On February 19, 1847, The first group of rescuers reached the Donner Party.
- 142 years ago today, Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.
- That same date in 1960, China successfully launched the T-7, its first sounding rocket.
- Also on February 19, 1985, William J. Schroeder became the first recipient of an artificial heart to leave hospital.
- Also today in 2002, NASA’s Mars Odyssey space probe began to map the surface of Mars using its thermal emission imaging system.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- Polish mathematician and astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, was born on this date in 1473.
- German physician and chemist, Friedrich Hoffmann was born 360 years ago today.
- Svante Arrhenius, the Swedish physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate was born 161 years ago today.
- Sven Hedin, Swedish geographer and explorer was born on that same date in 1865.
- American actor, Lee Marvin, was born on this date in 1924.
- Also born on that same date in 1932, American captain, physician, and astronaut, Joseph P. Kerwin.
- American singer-songwriter and producer (The Miracles), Smokey Robinson, born on this date in 1940.
- Also born on that same date in 1941, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, David Gross.
- American technician and activist, Karen Silkwood, was born on this date in 1946.
- Born February 19, 1949, American game designer and programmer Danielle Bunten Berry.
- Mexican engineer and astronaut, Rodolfo Neri Vela, was born on this date in 1952.
- Also turning 65 today is American actor and playwright Jeff Daniels.
- 19 – Scooter in Connecticut
- 19 – Steve in Sumter
- 23 – Zhadum
- 23 – Keith Hughes (a.k.a. EdGizmo)
- 25 – Norbert
- 25 – Sandi Sheppard (Mark’s lovely wife)
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for February 199, 2020
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