Episode 604: Class Objects

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On This Day In History for June 10, 2020

This is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining in 2020.

  • It was on this date in 671, that Emperor Tenji of Japan introduced a water clock (clepsydra) called Rokoku. The instrument, which measures time and indicates hours, is placed in the capital of Ōtsu.
  • 85 years ago today, Dr. Robert Smith took his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Akron, Ohio, United States, by him and Bill Wilson.
  • June 10, 1944, In baseball, 15 -year-old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds became the youngest player ever in a major-league game.
  • On June 10, 1947, Saab produced its first automobile.
  • Also today in 2002, The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans was carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
  • June 10, 2003, The Spirit rover is launched, beginning NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover mission.

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • Persian mathematician and astronomer, Abu al-Wafa’ Buzjani, born on this date in 940.
  • Carl Gustaf Ekeberg, Swedish physician and explorer was born on that same date in 1716.
  • American entrepreneur, founded Dunkin’ Donuts, William Rosenberg, born on this date in 1916.
  • Also turning 99 today is Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip.
  • Friedrich L. Bauer, German mathematician, computer scientist, and academic was born on that same date in 1924.
  • American astrophysicist and academic, Eugene Parker is 93 today.
  • Also turning 91 today is American general, pilot, and astronaut James McDivitt.
  • French mathematician and academic, Pierre Cartier, born on this date in 1932.
  • Augie Auer, American-New Zealand meteorologist was born on that same date in 1940.
  • Also turning 55 today is German computer scientist and academic Susanne Albers.

Listener Birthdays (June 10-16)

  • 10 Tim (from Australia)
  • 10 Weber (BTW June 10 – AA was founded 1935)
  • 15 Miss Eliza Sea from Wingin’ It 3D
  • 16 Joe Edmisson
  • 16 Jason from The Angry Geek

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for June 10, 2020

  • If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the Birthday Calendar link.

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