28 November 2021: This day in history

1520: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing the Pacific Ocean

1814: The Times of London first printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer – makes newspapers available to a mass audience

1893: Women vote in a national election for the first time, in the New Zealand general election

1919: American-born Lady Nancy Astor elected as the 1st female member of the British House of Commons

1967: 1st radio pulsars detected by British postgraduate Jocelyn Bell Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish at Cambridge University


Source: Onthisday.com

About the author

Related Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *