Monday, 10 January, 2011
1861 Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis
1873 “Celluloid” registered as a trademark
1889 Cloncurry, Qld, highest recorded Aust temp, 53.1°C, 128°F.
1906 Fessenden transmits CW and voice between USA and Scotland.
1910 New York Metropolitan Opera first live radio broadcast.
1912 Curtis makes first flying boat flight, Hammondsport, New York.
1946 First EME moonbounce signal by amateur N4CBC 112MHz, 3000W.
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