HISTORY
7 January 2021: This day in history

1610: Galileo Galilei discovers the first three moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa & Ganymede

1714: Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)

1941: Chinese Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-shek open fire on the surrounded Communist New Fourth Army at Maolin, Anhui Province, killing or capturing 7,000 troops

1953: US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb

1954: Georgetown-IBM experiment, 1st public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held at IBM’s head office in New York

1999: President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial begins in the US Senate after the House voted to impeach him for lying about his affair with Monica Lewinsky

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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