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History This Week

20.09.2010 17:50

A look back at events that made history this week -

compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW

Monday, 20 September, 2010

1818 First human blood transfusion, Guy's Hospital, London.

1825 R. Stepenson steam loco on first run Stockton to Darlington, England.

1852 First steam powered airship flight, H. Giffard, Paris.

1853 E.G.Otis demonstrates the world's first lift.

1854 First Atlantic steamship disaster, 'SS Arctic' sinks, 300 lost.

1956 First Trans Atlantic telephone cable, Scotland to Newfoundland, Canada.

1910 R. Loraine transmits from aeroplane to Larkhill on Salisbury Plain

1918 First direct radio message, UK to Aust. received by E Fisk, Sydney.

1932 Lores Bonney first woman to fly around Australia

Read last week's 'History This Week'

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Our thanks to John Alcorn, VK2JWA of the Summerland Amateur Radio Club for this weekly feature. Visit John's website


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