Monday, December 29, 2008

On This Day In History

December 1973

Monday 03: Pioneer program: Pioneer 10 sends back the first close-up images of Jupiter.

Tuesday 18: The Soyuz 13 was launched.

Sunday 23: A Sobelair Caravelle passenger jet crashes in Morocco, killing 106

Tuesday 25: The ARPANET crashes when a programming bug causes all ARPANET traffic to be routed through the server at Harvard University, causing the server to freeze.

Friday 28: Alexander Solzhenitsyn publishes Gulag Archipelago

Sunday 30: David Wilson and Bunny Clinard are wed at Bethesda Baptist Church in Macon, GA

I'm saying that last one had the greatest effect on all mankind. :)

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