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 23

23 September, 1925 – Birth of Commercial Airlines 1925 : President Hoover believes self supporting commercial air lines in the United States should be created and an authority to oversee the industry created with help and federal funding. He also has bought in the Postmaster General as Air Post would be an important part of […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 22

22 September, 1914 – German U-Boat Submarine For the first time in wartime the capabilities of Submarine warfare is seen when a German U-Boat submarine sinks three British cruisers, the Aboukir, the Hogue, and the Cressy, in just over one hour. 22 September, 1949 – Soviet Union Nuclear Bomb The Soviet Union explodes it’s first […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 21

21 September, 1921 – Germany Chemical Plant Explosion An explosion at a chemical products plant in Oppau, Germany, killed an estimated 800 people. 21 September, 1938 – U.S.A. Hurricane A hurricane with winds reaching 185 miles per hour often known as the 1938 New England hurricane landed on seven new England States causing the deaths […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 20

20 September, 1942 – UK Water Restrictions As part of the British war effort to conserve fuel every household is asked to bathe in no more than 5 inches of water, the royal family is leading the way with black lines painted on all baths in the royal household at a depth of 5 inches […]