14 July 2021: This day in history

1789: Bastille Day – the French Revolution begins with the storming of the Bastille Prison in Paris (now celebrated as France’s national day)

1798: US Sedition Act prohibits “false, scandalous & malicious” writing against government

1850: 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration by Florida physician John Gorrie

1933: All non-Nazi parties are banned in Germany

1941: 6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp

1992: 386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz, starting the open source operating system revolution. Linus Torvalds release “Linux” soon afterwards


Source: Onthisday.com

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