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Sinclair Dates: October 4.
In 1985: Atlantis 1, 21st Space Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 1 is
In 1970: Janis d., Janis Joplin dies at 27.
In 1969: UN stamps, UN starts issuing postage stamps at Geneva
In 1960: repeater satellite, Courier 1B launched; 1st active repeater
satellite in orbit.
In 1959: Far Side, USSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far
In 1958: commercial jets, Transatlantic comercial jet passenger
In 1957: Sputnik, USSR launches Sputnik I the 1st artificial earth
In 1883: William Alexander Smith,
Fonded the Boys Brigade in Glasgow, but having been born in Thurso.
In 1824: Mexico Republic, Mexico becomes a republic
In 1626: Richard Cromwell b., Lord Protector of England (1658-59).
In 1289: Louis X b., Louis X (the Stubborn) king of France (1314-16).
Tomorrow: October 5.
In 1985: Challenger 6, 13th Space Shuttle Mission, Challenger 6
In 1947: televised president, 1st Presidential address televised from
White House, HS Truman.
In 1931: non-stop transpacific, 1st non-stop transpacific flight Japan
to Wenatchee Wash.
In 1923: Cepheid variable, Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable
In 1910: Portugal republic, Portugal overthrows monarchy proclaims
In 1908: Bulgaria, Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey.
In 1877: End Nez Perce War, Chief Joseph surrenders ending Nez Perc
In 1864: Calcutta Cyclone, Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone.
In 1813: B. Thames, Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat
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