On this day it was announced that the first radio based on transistor circles has become available. Previous transistors were based on cathode ray tubes and were thus large and unwieldy. The first transistor radio was called Regency TR-1 (TR is ...

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The longest-living First Lady in the history of the USA died on this day in 1982. Her name was Bess Truman, and she was the wife of U.S. president Harry Truman. She lived to be 97, and died on this day in Independence, Missouri. It is interestin ...

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This day in 1945 marked the marriage of Juan and Evita (Eva) Peron. She was over 23 years younger than him. The couple had met only one year ago in Buenos Aires, when he was a colonel in the army. Peron was already widowed at the time – his firs ...

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Viking ruler Canute (Cnut) the great took control over England on this day in 1016. He was one of the most powerful rulers in Viking history, and managed to create an entire empire in northern Europe. Namely, after conquering England, he also to ...

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The most famous King of Thailand in history – Mongkut (Rama IV) was born on this day. The king became popular through the novel, film, and theater performance “Anna and the King”. Interestingly, the legendary English teacher Anna was a historica ...

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