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

reghakr

Essential Member
#1
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
--> 1878, Phonograph shown for first time at the Grand Opera House.
Oh, that was MP3 player prototype. :)
 


reghakr

Essential Member
#3
NICE man;)
 


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