Technological Events of Today in History: October 6th

6 October, 1961 – U.S.A. Build Bomb Shelters President John F. Kennedy advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear war. Many Americans did prepare for nuclear war by buying up canned goods and building backyard bomb shelters. Also at the time many home builders […]

Technological Events of Today in History: October 2nd

2 October, 1974 – U.S.A. Cannabis New investigations in America by Dr. Robert Heath of Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans. have uncovered that smoking cannabis can cause mind harm. Cannabis or maryjane is in like manner use in the US with an expected one in each eight Americans 25 million individuals who have smoked […]

Technological Events of Today in History: October 1st

1 October, 1964 – Japan High Speed Trains The Shinkansen (Bullet Train) organization of fast railroad lines in Japan opens to harmonize with the Tokyo Olympics with the main trains going at 210 km/h (130 mph). The current models can accomplish speeds more than 300 MPH. 1 October, 1908 – U.S.A. Passage Model T The […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 30

30 September, 1993 – India Earthquake A quake 6.3 on the Richter scale strikes the city of Latur in southern India, by ordinary records 6.3 is certifiably not a monstrous seismic tremor however because of helpless development of houses and town cabins made of stones and due to the time it struck more than 10,000 […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 29

29 September 1986 -Space Shuttle Discovery The Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral to dispatch an interchanges satellite. This is the primary monitored space mission since the space transport Challenger calamity more than two years prior. 29 September 1923 – U.S.A. Twisters A Series of Tornado’s in Iowa and […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 28

28 September, 1918 – U.S.A. Spanish Flu Epidemic In the worlds worst flu epidemic in history (called Spanish Flu because the first major outbreak causing multiple deaths was in Spain), an estimated 30 million people died worldwide. Philadelphia was the hardest hit city in the United States. After the Liberty Loan parade on September 28, […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 27

27 September, 1938 – Scotland RMS Queen Elizabeth S RMS Queen Elizabeth is launched at the John Brown and Company yard in Clydebank, Scotland. She was the largest passenger liner ever built and named to honor Queen Elizabeth, a consort of King George VI of England and mother to Queen Elizabeth II. 27 September, 1959 […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 26

26 September, 1949 – Russia Demands Stop To Nuclear Weapons Research The Russian demands for stopping all research into nuclear weapons and to destroy all existing Atom Bombs has been rejected by the British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin who has stated great Britain will continue it’s research into Atom Bomb technology. 26 September, 1973 – […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 25

25 September, 1923 – Scotland Mining Disaster In one of the worst colliery disasters in Scottish history the pit wall between an old abandoned pit and the pit the miners were in gave way allowing the water from the old pit to flood into the pit where the miners were working, the collapse was so […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 24

24 September, 1908 – Ford Model T The first factory-built Ford Model T was completed which became affectionately known as the Tin Lizzie. 24 September, 1960 – USS Enterprise The USS Enterprise (CVN-65) becomes the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, she is still part of the US Navy but is scheduled for decommissioning in […]