Episode 632: Remastered in 4k

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On This Day In History for March 10, 2021

This is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 296 days remaining in 2021.

  • It was on this date in 1876, that The first successful test of a telephone was made by Alexander Graham Bell.
  • 130 years ago today, Almon Strowger patented the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
  • It was on this date in 1977, that Astronomers discovered the rings of Uranus.
  • Also on March 10, 2000, The Dot-com bubble peaked with the NASDAQ Composite stock market index reaching 5,048.62.
  • On March 10, 2006, The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrived on Mars.
  • The World Health Organization officially announces the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. on this date in 2020.

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • German-Dutch alchemist and chemist, Johann Rudolf Glauber, born on this date in 1604.
  • Alfred Peet, Dutch-American businessman, founded Peet’s Coffee & Tea was born on that same date in 1920.
  • American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, Val Logsdon Fitch, born on this date in 1923.
  • Also born on that same date in 1956,  English actor, producer, and screenwriter, Robert Llewellyn.
  • American actress and producer, Sharon Stone is 63 today.
  • Born March 10, 1961, American captain, physician, and astronaut Laurel Clark.

Listener Birthdays

  • 7 – Ben Maddox a.k.a. CptRootbeer
  • 7 – Caleb from Dancing With Elephants
  • 8 – Ali Zein Yousuf a.k.a. superAL1394
  • 8 – BJ Keifer a.k.a bjk
  • 11 – Andy Helsby of Absoblogginlutely!
  • 11 – Ken Kitzman a.k.a kitzken
  • 13 – Johanna Gonzalez a.k.a. MightyJo
  • 14 – Pi Day (3/14)
  • 16 – Michelle Lopez a.k.a. CntrySigns

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for February  17, 2021


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