On This Day in History: Wednesday, May 04, 2011

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  1. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Famous people born on this day:

    --> 1929, Audrey Hepburn, actress.

    Events on this day in history:

    --> 1626, Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth and buttons.

    --> 1715, French manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella -- in Paris,
    not Cherbourg!

    --> 1851, First of the major San Francisco fires.

    --> 1878, Phonograph shown for first time at the Grand Opera House.

    --> 1983, The final episode of Laverne & Shirley airs.
     
  2. cybercore

    cybercore New Member

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    Oh, that was MP3 player prototype. :)
     
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