Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals in 1785.
The Postal cards were sold in 1873 in San Francisco for the first time.
In 1923 Launch of Belgium's SABENA airline: the first flight from Brussels to Lympne, England.
Whipsnade Zoo was opened in 1931 in Bedfordshire, England.
On this day in 1981, NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 501.
Colin Wilson in 1982 rides a surfboard 294 miles.
Sun Microsystems in 1995 releases its first official version of the Java programming language.
Chinese archaeologists announced findings of the use of barley in China in 2016 to make beer, Shaanxi province 3400-2900 BC.earliest