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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Today in History

1953: The first Admiral television set, one of the first color models, goes on sale for $1,175.

1940: California’s first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway, now known as the Pasadena Freeway, opens to traffic.

1936: The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike.

1924: Edwin Hubble announces the existence of galaxies other than the Milky Way.

3 comments:

Jenny said...

I wish I could talk with Hubble... I've found galaxies no one SHOULD know about in my bathrooms and basement...

Jo Jo said...

Sometimes I need the hubble to see inside my fridge, but today it's clean, thanks to Tanner.

Becky said...

WOW! I'm impressed that they had a TV for that price - who BOUGHT it?