Stephen C Massett in 1849 opened a concert at San Francisco courthouse using the only piano in California.
Speaking at a prayer meeting in New Delhi in 1946, Gandhi calls on the South African government to stop 'hooliganism' by Whites.
First test flight of a Hovercraft entered into service in 1962.
In 1907, The London Underground's Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway line was opened.
Charon, Pluto's first satellite, was discovered in 1978 at the United States Naval Observatory by James W. Christy.
First time in 1983 a satellite is retrieved from orbit by Space Shuttle.
Virgin Atlantic Airways in 1984 launched with its first flight from London Gatwick Airport.
1996 Saurav Ganguly in 1996 scored 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut.